Subject: Re: CMU SNMP 2 working.
To: Dave Burgess <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/21/1994 13:05:31
Dave Burgess says:
> There has to be (in my uninformed opinion) a better way to conditionally
> include code than all of these #ifdef (__FreeBSD__) || (__NetBSD__)
> hacks.  Aren't we close enough that there SHOULD be one define that the
> three primary choices (NetBSD, FreeBSD, and BSDi) can use to perform
> this type of stuff.  I mean, its not like we are dealing with stuff cut
> from whole cloth.  

It would be nice if there were something like a BSD consortium sitting
in a demilitarized zone that discussed some of the future directions
for the operating system. Unfortunately, it seems like we are just
going to continue diverging forever unless someone does something...