Subject: Re: Am I under attack or what?
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Mike Long <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/19/1998 19:48:49
>Date: Mon, 19 Jan 1998 13:49:38 -0700 (MST)
>From: Chris Jones <>

>Wouldn't it be nice if all the users out there who don't read
>current-users had some way of knowing what parts of the kernel are stable,
>and what parts aren't?  I certainly don't begrudge the fact that we have
>unstable pieces of code in the kernel; that's how we get new features.
>However, there should be some place that we can make notes along the lines
>of, "This is still experimental."  There used to be a lot of those in
>the (i386) kernel config files for GENERIC, etc.  Why were those removed,
>if the options referred to by those comments are still unstable?  An
>example would be lfs, which I believe is still unstable, but which no
>longer has the comment after it.

/usr/doc/BUGS is another good place to include that information.
Mike Long <>      
"Every normal man must be tempted at times to spit on his hands,
hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats." -- H.L. Mencken