Subject: Re: usage of config(8) def* directives
To: Luke Mewburn <>
From: John Hawkinson <jhawk@MIT.EDU>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/05/2001 11:22:06
Luke Mewburn <> wrote on Wed,  5 Dec 2001
at 22:31:20 +1100 in <>:

> [ A few people have asked me to clarify this ... ]
> Recently I converted /sys/**/files* to from using 'defopt ...'
> to using 'defflag ...' or 'defparam ...'.

This seems like a useful clarification -- if only it were clear
from the documentation.

Given that we don't seem have any real in-tree documentation on config(8),
could you toss your email into the config.8 manpage (while one might hope
for something better, every little bit helps).

Also, do you know why we don't seem to have /usr/sahre/doc/smm/02.config?
It appears that FreeBSD has it (or at least,