Subject: Re: CVS commit: syssrc
To: Perry E. Metzger <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/09/2000 10:43:05
On 8 May 2000, Perry E. Metzger wrote:

> (Chris G. Demetriou) writes:
> > the 'kernel install' change is losing for a couple of reasons:
> > 
> > (1) it'd be Really Nice if sites could easily override the defaults
> > for all of their machines.  e.g. at my site, i'd always set
> > /etc/mk.conf to say 'false' for the install target, since i really
> > don't want the kernels to ever be installed even if i accidentally say
> > 'make install'.  To do that currently, you need N lines in
> > /etc/mk.conf where N is possibly quite large.  add a new machine type
> > and forget to add the mk.conf line, you lose.
> Indeed, I would prefer to HAVE to turn this feature on, rather than
> having to turn it off....

	I'd be happy to see it on by default, as long as it was
	automatically disabled when cross compiling for a different

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