svn commit: r216746 - head/sys/conf

Warner Losh imp at
Tue Dec 28 17:34:08 UTC 2010

On 12/27/2010 19:02, Colin Percival wrote:
> On 12/27/10 17:59, Steve Kargl wrote:
>> On Mon, Dec 27, 2010 at 11:52:40PM +0000, Colin Percival wrote:
>>>    Make it possible to specify WITHOUT_MODULES in a kernel config file.
>> Can you explain how this differs from
>> makeoptions	NO_MODULES
>> which has been able to do for years?
> NO_MODULES means what it says: No modules.
> WITHOUT_MODULES="foo bar baz" means "go ahead and build modules except for foo,
> bar, and baz".
Most of the other uses of the WITHOUT_xxx in the tree means omit feature 
xxx entirely...  I usually hate to nit-pick names, but in this case I 
think "OMIT_MODULES" would be a better name and less confusing for the 
other uses of WITHOUT_FOO in the tree...


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