svn commit: r197065 - in stable/8: etc/defaults
lib/libc/stdlib sys/amd64/conf sys/i386/conf sys/ia64/conf
sys/pc98/conf sys/powerpc/conf sys/sparc64/conf
gavin at FreeBSD.org
Thu Sep 10 15:00:42 UTC 2009
On Thu, 2009-09-10 at 14:04 +0000, Ken Smith wrote:
> Author: kensmith
> Date: Thu Sep 10 14:04:00 2009
> New Revision: 197065
> URL: http://svn.freebsd.org/changeset/base/197065
> Remove extra debugging support that is turned on for head but turned off
> for stable branches:
> - turn off automatic crash dumps
> Modified: stable/8/etc/defaults/rc.conf
> --- stable/8/etc/defaults/rc.conf Thu Sep 10 13:20:27 2009 (r197064)
> +++ stable/8/etc/defaults/rc.conf Thu Sep 10 14:04:00 2009 (r197065)
> @@ -549,7 +549,7 @@ lpd_flags="" # Flags to lpd (if enabled
> nscd_enable="NO" # Run the nsswitch caching daemon.
> chkprintcap_enable="NO" # Run chkprintcap(8) before running lpd.
> chkprintcap_flags="-d" # Create missing directories by default.
> -dumpdev="AUTO" # Device to crashdump to (device name, AUTO, or NO).
> +dumpdev="NO" # Device to crashdump to (device name, AUTO, or NO).
> dumpdir="/var/crash" # Directory where crash dumps are to be stored
> savecore_flags="" # Used if dumpdev is enabled above, and present.
> crashinfo_enable="YES" # Automatically generate crash dump summary.
This seems like a step backwards to me: crash dumps have been left
enabled in 7.x and have proved very useful from the point of view of
improved quality of received PRs. I'm not aware of any problems
relating to leaving them enabled.
I'd appreciate it if this decision was reconsidered.
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