Subject: Re: overriding MAKEDEV.tmpl
To: Greg Troxel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Brett Lymn <email@example.com>
Date: 12/24/2007 01:43:54
On Sun, Dec 23, 2007 at 09:40:00AM -0500, Greg Troxel wrote:
> Do we have precedent for things like this?
sort of - some of the improvements we see are just things that make
life easier for someone and they want to share them because they may
be of general use.
> What you are proposing feels like putting
> hooks in to keep a separate version of the file but without having it
> appear modified in cvs, and the long-term cleanliness of that seems not
> so good.
Yes, I want to put a hook in so that the NetBSD source does not appear
modified in CVS. What I am building is a product based on a bootable
NetBSD cdrom, it has very specific requirements which need a modified
MAKEDEV.tmpl. I could just keep a modified tree and that is what I
will do if what I have proposed is considered not a good idea but
looking at all the other things that can be overridden it seems odd
that we hard code the MAKEDEV.tmpl.
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