Subject: Re: kern/8515: Acorn CD-ROMs
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <email@example.com>
Date: 09/29/1999 12:38:06
> N.B. On a non-Acorn CDROM, the behaviour is entirely backward compatible;
> the Acorn enhancments are ignored if the system dependent area is not
> exactly 32 bytes long and doesn't begin with the 10 characters ARCHIMEDES
If these changes are truly "safe" on non-Acorn CD-ROMs, then they
should probably be enabled by default, just like Rockridge extensions,
and disabled via a flag.
Better to get things right by default w/o need to know a special
Chris Demetriou - firstname.lastname@example.org - http://www.netbsd.org/People/Pages/cgd.html
Disclaimer: Not speaking for NetBSD, just expressing my own opinion.