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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: Matthias Scheler <tron%NetBSD.org@localhost>
To: Andrew Doran <ad%NetBSD.org@localhost>
Cc: NetBSD GNATS <gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: kern/41668 (MONOLITHIC should probably also be included in HEAD
Date: Tue, 26 Jan 2010 10:18:38 +0000
On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 10:14:26AM +0000, Andrew Doran wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 02, 2009 at 06:23:13AM +0000, tron%NetBSD.org@localhost wrote:
> > Synopsis: MONOLITHIC should probably also be included in HEAD builds
> > Responsible-Changed-From-To: ad->tron
> > Responsible-Changed-By: tron%NetBSD.org@localhost
> > Responsible-Changed-When: Fri, 02 Oct 2009 06:23:13 +0000
> > Responsible-Changed-Why:
> > I'll handle this PR.
> > State-Changed-From-To: open->closed
> > State-Changed-By: tron%NetBSD.org@localhost
> > State-Changed-When: Fri, 02 Oct 2009 06:23:13 +0000
> > State-Changed-Why:
> > The MONOLITHIC is now built by default and distributed with snapshots.
> > This should probably be undone after the release of NetBSD 6.0 if the
> > problems with the module framework have been fixed in the meantime.
> This should definitely be undone.
I'm sorry but I have to disagree. While the module framework is a step
in the right direction it is at the moment incomplete. This should be
addressed *before* it gets widely deployed.
> It confuses the needs of the producers of the product with the needs
> of the consumers of the product.
The module framework caused a lot of problems for the consumers of
the product. Please have a look at the archive of the
"current-users" mailing list to see how many users ended up with
non bootable systems.
Matthias Scheler http://zhadum.org.uk/
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