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Re: CVS commit: src/sys/arch/i386/conf

On Tue, Aug 09, 2011 at 10:14:08AM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 09, 2011 at 10:47:18AM +0300, Jukka Ruohonen wrote:
> > On Tue, Aug 09, 2011 at 09:44:09AM +0200, Alan Barrett wrote:
> > > Whether or not "available as a module" is a good reason for 
> > > removing something from GENERIC is a separate topic which I will 
> > > not consider in this message.
> > 
> > Fortunately, people can vote with their own work; henceforth all drivers
> > I write will be available only as modules.
> You mean, your work cannot be inclued in non-modular kernels ?
> this is silly. 

I must find some round tuits and change the kernel config/build
to build modules then link the required ones into a partially
linked kernel with 'ld -r' before doing a final link to a fully
fixed up kernel.
This should also make it possible for a user to include an
extra module.


David Laight:

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