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

Bruce Evans bde at
Fri Mar 24 13:35:13 UTC 2006

On Fri, 24 Mar 2006, Mike Silbersack wrote:

> On Tue, 28 Feb 2006, Marcel Moolenaar wrote:
>> There's a bogus conditional in i386/i386/machdep.c that should be
>> removed:
>> 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
> I added that conditional because DDB w/o KDB didn't work at the time, and the 
> weird way it failed to link was very confusing.  If the two are now 
> independent, then by all means remove the check.

Removing it doesn't work in at least 6.0.  IIRC, the error involves KDB not
knowing that DDB is there.


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