Subject: Re: major number unification?
To: Tim Rightnour <email@example.com>
From: Michael Lorenz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/28/2007 17:46:09
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On Nov 28, 2007, at 17:31, Tim Rightnour wrote:
> 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.
Yeah, I can't really think of anything port specific either.
>>> 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.
Time to bug gimpy and simonb I guess. On the other hand they can
switch whenever they want, just because majors.powerpc exists that
doesn't mean they have to use it right away.
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