Subject: Re: major number unification?
To: Michael Lorenz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Tim Rightnour <email@example.com>
Date: 11/28/2007 15:31:45
On 28-Nov-2007 Michael Lorenz wrote:
> I was thinking the same for a while but never got around to do
> something about it.
> Something like having powerpc/conf/majors.powerpc, have the
> individual ports include it and just add port-specific stuff? I don't
> see anything really macppc-specific in there btw.
My fear with having port-specific stuff in separate majors files, is that they
will diverge again, thus requiring separate /dev's. I'm actually thinking we
want a single majors.powerpc and everyone just uses that.
>> macppc has the most users and history, so perhaps we base it on
>> that one?
> Fine with me.
I'm willing to declare a flag day for prep. As for bebox, mvmeppc, ofppc, none
of them really have users. That mostly leaves the evbppc stuff, which I'm not
entirely sure what the status is as far as users.
Tim Rightnour <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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