INCLUDE_CONFIG_FILE off-by-one problem

Danny Braniss danny at
Sat Jun 30 06:00:15 UTC 2007

> On Wed, Jun 06, 2007 at 10:18:40AM +0300, Danny Braniss wrote:
> > to get the config file from the kernel, one can use config -k, which
> > executes elfdump to get the offset and size. The size is actually 1(one)
> > byte too big, and so the output of config -k contains a NULL/0/^@ as
> > the last byte. I think the problem is in the elf file.
> Why do you think that the problem lies in the ELF file?
the size is wrongly reported.

> Can you confirm that following sysctls:
> 	kern.geom.confxml
> 	kern.geom.conftxt
> don't suffer from the same problem?
they are both empty. (and yes, geom_label is loaded).
> > btw, it would realy be nice if the sys/conf/NOTES file is updated.
> I can change NOTES soon. I have huge email lag.
fine, cheers


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