misc/157903: automated kldload for USB class devices

Hans Petter Selasky hselasky at c2i.net
Fri Jun 24 13:20:11 UTC 2011

The following reply was made to PR conf/157903; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Hans Petter Selasky <hselasky at c2i.net>
To: Robert Millan <rmh at debian.org>
Cc: freebsd-hackers at freebsd.org,
 FreeBSD-gnats-submit at freebsd.org,
 freebsd-bugs at freebsd.org,
 freebsd-usb at freebsd.org,
 freebsd-current at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: misc/157903: automated kldload for USB class devices
Date: Fri, 24 Jun 2011 15:11:44 +0200

 On Friday 24 June 2011 14:59:37 Robert Millan wrote:
 > 2011/6/24 Hans Petter Selasky <hselasky at c2i.net>:
 > >> Very nice.  But why not use variable names instead of hardcoding
 > >> numbers? It makes the output much easier to understand.
 > > 
 > > To save memory.
 > I haven't inspected devd code, but I was under the assumption that
 > variables only lived untill resolved.  What would be the point of keeping
 > them in memory after devd has finished parsing the config files?
 I haven't checked that, though if you want the readable version, then you need 
 to check the source code.
 However I could add some code to print a vendor ID comment, based on usbdevs.

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