[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index][Old Index]
Re: kern/41668: MONOLITHIC should probably also be included in HEAD builds
The following reply was made to PR kern/41668; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Holland <dholland-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: kern/41668: MONOLITHIC should probably also be included in
Date: Sun, 19 Jul 2009 18:24:33 +0000
On Fri, Jul 17, 2009 at 11:55:01AM +0000, Matthew Mondor wrote:
> However, when I filed the PR I was thinking of end users who I
> occasionally meet on IRC, needing to try a -current kernel and finding
> it non-trivial. Of course, in an ideal world, they wouldn't have to,
> but it does happen.
> They end up either having to mess with GENERIC and modules from a daily
> build or having to read tracking-current documentation and build their
> own kernel from source (also realizing that they need MONOLITHIC and
> not GENERIC for the documented procedure to work properly), when they
> could simply download a single kernel image to test. Even for
> developers, an end user being able to confirm if a kernel problem
> subsists or not on HEAD is useful.
ad, don't you think the fact that several people have asked for this
for a number of good reasons is an indication that it should be there,
at least for HEAD builds? Whether it's kept on release branches is an
entirely different issue.
David A. Holland
Main Index |
Thread Index |