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 f

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Mon Oct 15 14:31:07 PDT 2007

In message <20071015221917.X9055 at>, Robert Watson writes:

>> Wait please. It was on the ides list before the soc and during the soc.
>> There where links to an overview and to source files.
>This is precisely why I've been concerned about the way things get randomly 
>put in the ideas list--something I've e-mailed you about many times.  People 
>take it to represent a list of things we want, and frequently, items on the 
>list are not things that we want.  Sometimes they are things that should be 
>looked at, and perhaps used or perhaps not, but often they are things 
>apparently hoovered up off a mailing list without thinking about whether they 
>are actually a good idea, and without talking to developers who have expertise 
>in the area they relate to.

This is exactly why I stopped maintaining the JKH list long time ago.

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