Subject: Re: Embedded NetBSD?
To: NetBSD-current Discussion List <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/29/2001 15:27:36
On Mon, Oct 29, 2001 at 03:15:46PM -0500, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> [ On Monday, October 29, 2001 at 11:12:05 (-0800), Jason R Thorpe wrote: ]
> > Subject: Re: Embedded NetBSD?
> >
> > On Mon, Oct 29, 2001 at 01:55:44PM -0500, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> > 
> >  > Why?  Especially when it means everyone else using NetBSD must
> >  > effectively jump through unreasonable hoops!
> > 
> > Nonsense.  You have had to jump through exactly zero hoops in order
> > to support building from Cygwin.
> Hmmm...  But I meant it the other way around -- those of us not building
> on Cygwin are now forced to avoid using, or even proposing use of,
> source filenames that might conflict with magic on some foreign
> platform.  Consistent style (eg. KNF) is one thing, but this is
> ludicrous.

Since you can't commit to the NetBSD source tree, I don't see how it
could possibly matter to you.

I would welcome comments on this issue from any _actual NetBSD developer_.
So far as I can tell, none of us mind -- and I haven't noticed any of us
who particularly appreciate your attempt to mind on our behalf, either.