cvs commit: src/share/man/man4 ddb.4

Marcel Moolenaar marcel at
Tue Feb 28 08:56:08 PST 2006

On Feb 27, 2006, at 10:35 PM, Christian Brueffer wrote:

>>>>>   Log:
>>>>>   DDB depends on KDB for some time now.
>>>> That's not true. Option KDB means that you want to have debugging
>>>> code included when source contains it. Option DDB means that you
>>>> want the DDB debugger backend. You can have DDB without KDB and
>>>> vice versa.
>>> ISTR DDB doesn't compile without KDB.
>> I'm not aware of any breakages. I even tested it just now. I quick
>> grep for KDB in DDB related sources yields:
> Well, before committing I build a RELENG_6 kernel with DDB and without
> KDB to make sure, and it stopped, telling me that DDB depends on KDB.

There's a bogus conditional in i386/i386/machdep.c that should be

revision 1.596
date: 2004/07/19 02:46:34;  author: silby;  state: Exp;  lines: +3 -0
Add a #error requiring KDB if DDB is specified.  (This can probably be
relocated to a better place, if one exists.)

It has found its way to amd64 as well and therefore may be elsewhere
(not ia64, as that works as expected).

  Marcel Moolenaar         USPA: A-39004          marcel at

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