Subject: the floppy size problem
To: None <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/25/2006 16:03:02
Would it make sense to split the INSTALL kernel by time frame?  How
many machines have both EISA and USB, for example?  (Aside: is there
anything I can put into my /etc/mk.conf file to get rid of the floppy
generation when doing ' release'?  Some of my machines don't
even have floppy drives; I've never even used the drive on most of the
ones that do, and may not even have any usable blank floppies in the
house.  I'm not saying we should delete the technology from our build
frameworks; I am saying that I have no use for it and it's the single
biggest cause of "I can't build -current or 4.2betaN today" that I

		--Steve Bellovin,