svn commit: r216746 - head/sys/conf

Warner Losh imp at
Wed Dec 29 19:50:28 UTC 2010

On 12/29/2010 05:00, Garrett Cooper wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 28, 2010 at 9:31 AM, Warner Losh<imp at>  wrote:
>> On 12/27/2010 19:09, Steve Kargl wrote:
>>> On Mon, Dec 27, 2010 at 06:02:57PM -0800, 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".
>>> Thanks.  The distincion wasn't clear from the commit log.
>>> I read it as "Build a kernel WITHOUT building MODULES",
>>> which is what NO_MODULES does.
>> which is why I'd like to have its name changed: it is confusing this way...
>      Wouldn't it be better to have MODULES_EXCLUDE and MODULES_INCLUDE
> or something along those lines? MODULES_OVERRIDE doesn't really have a
> nice clean antonym to go with it according to my friendly neighborhood
> thesaurus.

Yes.  jhb and I have been talking about this, and will have some changes 


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