Why is TUNABLE_INT discouraged?

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at des.no
Sat Aug 7 20:33:55 UTC 2010

Ivan Voras <ivoras at freebsd.org> writes:
> Ok, but still - if the underlying value really is declared as "int",
> doesn't it make perfect sense to have something like TUNABLE_INT for it?

Perhaps.  I don't remember all the details; I can't find a discussion in
the list archives (other than me announcing the change in response to a
bug report), but there must have been one, either on IRC or in Karlsruhe.
In any case, I never removed TUNABLE_INT(), so...

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at des.no

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