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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: David Holland <dholland-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: kern/41668 (MONOLITHIC should probably also be included in
Date: Thu, 28 Jan 2010 05:07:21 +0000
On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 11:55:02PM +0000, Matthew Mondor wrote:
> One important problem for me is that although it's way easy to compile
> and install a new monolithic kernel, this is more troublesome with
> modules. If advanced users think that way, how about novice users when
> having to deal with the modular system?
> Or are NetBSD "end users" supposed to never test new kernels or upgrade
> their systems, and we should make this as hard as possible?
All these points have been raised repeatedly in the past without
affecting Andrew's opinion. However, core has decided that MONOLITHIC
will remain and continue to be autobuilt, so hopefully this argument
can finally be dropped.
David A. Holland
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