Subject: Re: Removing __BROKEN_CONFIG_UNIT_USAGE
To: Izumi Tsutsui <email@example.com>
From: Quentin Garnier <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/17/2007 17:47:06
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On Tue, Jul 17, 2007 at 06:37:42PM +0900, Izumi Tsutsui wrote:
> email@example.com wrote:
> > > A quick grep through sun3 configs shows vme only ever has wired insta=
> > > so it would seem it's not broken in the __BROKEN_CONFIG_UNIT_USAGE se=
> > Exactly.
> > Yes, sun3 still relies on cf_unit to carry information, but it's not
> > alone in that respect. As long as that kind of abuse is limited to
> > wired instances, it's ok.
> Hmm, in sun3 vme.c cf_unit is tied to vme_info array which specifies
> VME bus type (width) so I thought it was invalid, but if it's still
> valid it is just my ignorance of autoconf(9) and there is no problem.
It's questionable style, but it's not tied to __BROKEN_CONFIG_UNIT_USAGE
because the latter deals with starred instances where the unit number
has a meaning. The vme instances found in the sun3 config files are all
Quentin Garnier - firstname.lastname@example.org - cube@NetBSD.org
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