cvs commit: src/share/examples/drivers

Roman Kurakin rik at
Tue Aug 8 14:16:40 UTC 2006

We could add a "foo" driver to the LINT generated by this script with 
that it was generated and all changes should be placed to script.


Robert Watson wrote:
> On Tue, 8 Aug 2006, Yar Tikhiy wrote:
>> On Sun, Aug 06, 2006 at 05:46:41PM +0400, Roman Kurakin wrote:
>>> Example is for developers mostly, so I in doubts about MFC compilation
>>> fixup and this
>>> one commit.
>> I still can remeber that, when the world and I were younger, I used 
>> to study FreeBSD examples and sources for any release I had on hand 
>> at the moment. There still are plenty of places on the globe where 
>> off-line is the normal state of being, so we should provide good 
>> reference material for developers on our release CD's, to my mind. 
>> This also warrants MFC of fixes to source comments as long as they 
>> help to understand the code.  Of course, all this is just my private 
>> opinion.
> In general, I think we're better served by providing skeleton or stub 
> implementations of code that are part of the base source tree (and 
> compiled as part of it) than providing scripts and detached sample 
> source code.  The reason is that any code not attached to the tree 
> almost instantly rots into uselessness.
> Robert N M Watson
> Computer Laboratory
> University of Cambridge
>>> Roman Kurakin:
>>>> rik         2006-08-06 11:06:36 UTC
>>>> FreeBSD src repository
>>>> Modified files:
>>>>   share/examples/drivers
>>>> Log:
>>>> - Added ability to provide (optional) path to the kernel sources
>>>> - Fixed path for ${s}/conf/files.FOO and a note that it should be 
>>>> merged
>>>> into
>>>> corresponding file to be able to compile the kernel
>>>> - Changed kernel configuration example with the driver: it is not
>>>> produced by
>>>> copying Generic but by including it
>>>> - Changed from automatic module building to asking an user if it 
>>>> whants to
>>>> Reviewed by:    julian@
>>>> Revision  Changes    Path
>>>> 1.23      +32 -19    src/share/examples/drivers/
>> -- 
>> Yar

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