wscons from NetBSD

Allan Fields bsd at
Sat Aug 28 16:43:03 PDT 2004

On Sat, Aug 28, 2004 at 12:52:08PM -0400, Anish Mistry wrote:
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> I'm in the process of trying to update a bunch of the USB HID code to be back 
> in sync with NetBSD since there are numerous problems with our current code 
> that have been fixed for a couple of years now in the NetBSD code.  The major 
> problem that I'm running into is their dependency on wscons for a few of the 
> drivers.  Has there been any work on porting wscons to FreeBSD?  It would 
> make this import much easier and make future imports much simpler too.

But is that reason enough?  Personally I have nothing against wscons.

If it was ported I would suggest it by default at least provide a scrollback
like OpenBSD, and obviously, syscons do.  (Unless that is a feature to it.)

Is another one needed?  In FreeBSD there is currently two:

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> Anish Mistry

 Allan Fields

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