Subject: Re: LKM diff for review
To: None <tech-kern@NetBSD.org>
From: Peter Postma <email@example.com>
Date: 10/25/2004 14:07:40
On Mon, Oct 25, 2004 at 01:37:42PM +0200, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 25, 2004 at 08:32:04PM +1000, matthew green wrote:
> > static max. i don't see any reason not to remove this limit...
> I don't mind that change either, of course. I'm wondering if it is a
> real clean-up, though. Sure, it saves 800 bytes or so, but adds some
> complexity, and I don't quite get that refcnt thing; I find it
> confusing to change 'used' by 'refcnt' if there is no intent of adding
> dependency support.
The refcnt is not for dependency support, I've just used that name from
OpenBSD. In OpenBSD there's also a depcnt (unused) but I didn't added that
one. The refcnt is just needed for some extra sanity.