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Re: confused about the organization of the kernel code
On Tue, Jan 05, 2010 at 03:15:36PM +0800, Zhongjie Zhu wrote:
> I was studying some code of NetBSD kernel recently, I found that it is
> hard to find where the certain code is located,
> for example, there are three directories for file system, ufs, fs,
don't forget nfs and coda.
> and there are more directories in arch directory
> for a certain CPU. why not move them into one directory? Is there any
> plan to reorganize the directories?
It's because CVS doesn't support rename; moving things around is
expensive so it mostly doesn't happen.
Should we ever switch to a newer VCS that supports rename properly,
there'll be a lot of reorg done.
David A. Holland
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