Subject: Re: "ofpci" and "ofppb" in NetBSD/sparc64
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/07/2002 13:38:10
On Tue, May 07, 2002 at 09:29:36AM -0400, der Mouse wrote:
> Yes, it should. But since when has this become dogma strong enough to
> justify overriding a port's portmaster, and thereby presumably breaking
> that port until someone figures out how to fix the MI stuff, and does
> it? And, then, why aren't you also backing out, say, all graphics-head
> console support for ports that don't use wscons? Or any of the other
> various cases where a port doesn't yet use the MI version of something?
Why haven't the non-wscons-using ports had their graphics support backed
out? Because they existed before wscons. New ports should use wscons.
"ofpci" and "ofppb" quite obviously do NOT pre-date sys/dev/pci.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>