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Re: MEMORY_RBFLAGS in options(4)

David Brownlee wrote:
For this reason, I would like to know if it is possible to:
- rename the MEMORY_RBFLAGS option to MEMORY_DISK_RBFLAGS (to be in sync with the rest of the MEMORY_DISK_* macros)
- make adjustments inside src/ to reflect this
- document it inside options(4) so it is easier to use it
- declare "MEMORY_RBFLAGS" as obsolete (perhaps in conf/files?)

I have no idea if this option is used outside of the NetBSD repository. So I would like to have your opinion on this matter first before proposing some diffs.

That seems very reasonable. I would go as far as to switch the default (and update in tree md users to define MEMORY_DISK_RBFLAGS for single user mode...

You mean switching the default to, say, RB_AUTOBOOT instead of RB_SINGLE?

Quick grepping just show that there are many config(5) out there that use MEMORY_DISK (~70), but only a few (I count 3 so far) use MEMORY_RBFLAGS to alter the default flag (RB_SINGLE => RB_AUTOBOOT).

And this without considering the people out there which have their own version.

IMHO, such a change may lead to unexpected results, but I can do it, provided some review my diffs.

Jean-Yves Migeon

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