cvs commit: src/etc Makefile sensorsd.conf src/etc/defaults rc.conf src/etc/rc.d Makefile sensorsd src/lib/libc/gen sysctl.3 src/sbin/sysctl sysctl.8 sysctl.c src/share/man/man5 rc.conf.5 src/share/man/man9 Makefile sensor_attach.9 src/sys/conf files ...

Rui Paulo rpaulo at
Sun Oct 14 09:19:12 PDT 2007

On 14 Oct 2007, at 17:14, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:

> In message <200710141045.l9EAjW4m058732 at>,  
> Alexander Leiding
> er writes:
>>  Log:
>>  Import OpenBSD's sysctl hardware sensors framework.
> I would like to register a complaint about this commit.
> When this was discussed I objected that this entire pile of crap does
> not belong in the kernel.
> I still think this is a festering junkpile that does not belong in
> the kernel, and that his should be backed out, until a proper
> architectural solution has been found.
> Adding a new bogus type of device tree just because on cannot be
> bothered to do things right, is the road that leads to things like
> SYSV IPC and away from a sustainable architecture for an operating
> system which is here for the long term.

What is your proposed solution?
I read the discussion on perforce@ when it happened but from where I  
stand no consensus has been reached and no other solutions have been  

Rui Paulo

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