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Re: CVS commit: src/share/man/man4

Am 30.08.11 18:22, schrieb Jukka Ruohonen:
> On Tue, Aug 30, 2011 at 10:10:05AM -0500, David Young wrote:
>> The driver should be converted, however, I don't think that there is
>> a case for "bluntly removing" bktr(4), 
> Yes, I was corrected already (the conversion should go towards video(4)).
> But as always, it is about picking the good defaults for GENERIC.

And why should GENERIC *not* support hardware that is available, works,
and is of use to someone?  If GENERIC is to support only the idea of
what an OS should look for some developers, why do we ship GENERIC at
all and not tell folks to create their own kernels?

I find this "this-does-not-belong-in-GENERIC" attitude of some folks
here quite unreasonable.  We have match and attach in autoconfiguration,
if the hardware is not present, no harm is done.  Oh don't tell me it's
the build time.  I rather think it is just because some folks *think*
that this and that should not be in GENERIC just because *they* don't
use it...

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