cvs commit: src Makefile README

David O'Brien obrien at
Thu Jun 22 07:39:52 UTC 2006

On Wed, Jun 21, 2006 at 04:07:06PM -0600, M. Warner Losh wrote:
> In message: <20060621.123456.232930587.imp at> "M. Warner Losh" <imp at> writes:
> : The problem with making it 'user-supported' is that it really is a
> : dangerous tool for the normal user.  Sure, it mostly works, most of
> : the time, for most situations.  However, when it fails, it fails in an
> : unsafe way.  It fails in a way that can't be backed out from easily,
> : meaning someone will have to boot distribution media to back out to a
> : known good state.  These events are rare, but totally #@$@!!@@#$ the
> : user.
> : 
> : And we're back to the compromise that we had before...
> Unless we want to require I_KNOW_WORLD_CAN_HURT_ME instead of

The knob used to include the text "I_KNOW_WHAT_IM_DOING". :-)

-- David  (obrien at

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