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Re: "src/common" (was: ld.elf_so sources)

On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 12:10:37AM +0000, Martin Husemann wrote:
> I realy can't see what big difference src/common vs. src/sys/common does
> make in this case - it's common, so it belongs to both.

The perception is that everything in "src/sys" are kernel sources.

> > I don't think this is a good enough reason. Updating part of your
> > source tree has always been a problematic pratice.
> Yes, with one big historical (and very usefull) practical exception: src/sys
> used to be completely self contained for at least 10 years.

No, not really. You always needed a matching "src/usr.sbin/config".
I'm sorry but this never really worked well and it is definitely
not something which is more important than a comprehensible
structure of the source tree.

        Kind regards

Matthias Scheler                        

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