Subject: Re: Dumping autoconf info from DDB
To: David Brownlee <>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 02/03/2000 13:32:18
David Brownlee <> writes:
> 	What I would like to do would be disable locator packing if
> 	DDB is enabled - this would involve a runtime switch in config,
> 	but should give us the best of both worlds - no overhead in
> 	the non DDB case, and no overlapping locators in the DDB case
> 	(when the overhead is very small compared to DDB)
> 	What do people think - is there a clean way to add this to config?

no, there's no clean way to do that.  but that's not what you want

i'd say you never, ever want to pack locators.  being able to tweak
kernel binaries and save configuration stuff, even without DDB
present, would be Nice.

Chris Demetriou - -
Disclaimer: Not speaking for NetBSD, just expressing my own opinion.