Subject: Re: MAXSLP (somewhat related to KL* removal)
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Izumi Tsutsui <email@example.com>
Date: 01/27/2000 18:44:11
> Today's sup broke building kernels on mac68k because the definition of
> MAXSLP was unintentionally (I guess) removed from mac68k/include/vmparam.h while
> removing the KL* macros from all ports.
Oops, yes, I made a mistake. Sorry. I'll revert it.
> If MAXSLP is really 20 on all ports ranging in performance from Vax's via
> mac68k's to PPC's and Alphas and modern i386's, why not define it in a MI
> header instead of duplicating the definition in a zillion of MD headers?
I have no idea, but it should be in sys/sys/vmmeter.h?
> Third observation: I wonder why it is present in the powerpc version of vmparam.h
> as well as the specific machines, e.g. ofppc and macppc? This feels redundant
> and suspicious to me, even more as powerpc/vmparam.h does not seem to be used
> by macppc/* at all. Should powerpc/include/vmparam.h be nuked ?
I guess it was just missed on powerpc -> ofppc transition.