Subject: Re: kernels no longer buildable in isolation?
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Nathan J. Williams <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 01/17/2005 09:49:25
der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA> writes:

> This is not true of NetBSD/i386 2.0, and I think that's broken.  My
> note was an attempt to find out whether NetBSD shares my opinion (in
> which case I should send-pr this) or not (in which case I should just
> write it off as another incident of NetBSD breaking traditional stuff,
> and remember it for future reference).

I don't think "you only need sys/" has ever been an explicit promise,
so this would qualify as "breaking tradition" only, and I'm far from
certain that the tradition exists anywhere outside your head.

        - Nathan