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Re: CVS commit: src/external/bsd/sljit/dist

On Feb 22,  4:19am, Martin Husemann wrote:
} On Tue, Oct 02, 2012 at 12:32:22AM +0200, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
} > The kernel should not depend on anything outside src/common and src/sys.
} > It is acceptable for userland to access code from either place.
} The basic idea of src/external was good - however, the split into
} various "externals" (like src/external, src/crypto/external,
} src/sys/external) makes it a pain. One very painfull example is ipf, it
} is split into src/external and src/sys/external - basically impossible
} to work with.
} I think it is time to reconsider the layout, and while there also discuss
} the stupid src/common as well.
} Either we want standalone kernel source (then common should die or at least
} move below src/sys), or we do not care, in which case src/external for 
} everything should be fine.

     src/common is packaged into the syssrc.tgz tarball, which is the
only tarball you need to build a kernel (assuming matching source and
installation).  I fixed this before the NetBSD 4.0 release.

} The current state is a pain.
} Martin
}-- End of excerpt from Martin Husemann

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