make.conf options you cannot use for building CURRENT

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at
Tue Dec 6 01:44:57 PST 2005

Fredrik Lindberg <fli+freebsd-current at> writes:
> Dag-Erling Smørgrav wrote:
> > There is no reason to use threads in powerd.  Simply merge the
> > devd_read() loop into your main loop, using select() with a timeout
> > instead of usleep().
> Wouldn't that turn in into a polling style again?


> The reason to use
> devd was to obtain a more interrupt driven model instead of the
> sysctl-polling method originally used. Both metods are supported and
> the devd method is only used if the devd.pipe is avaiable.

If the devd loop is an *alternative* to the polling loop, there's even
less reason to use threads.

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at

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