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 ...

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Sun Oct 14 10:14:42 PDT 2007

In message <A80979AB-DA0D-4D1E-B760-01E975916519 at>, Rui Paulo 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.

>What is your proposed solution?

To write som new code that works inside a sensible architectural
framework that doesn't needlessly push tons of crap into the kernel.

"Just because the code is available" is no reason to stick it in
the FreeBSD kernel.

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