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re: Special kernel config include file for DIAGNOSTIC defaults
> Some other things to at least think about:
> - making src/sys/conf the place we config kernels from (and
> therefore, presumably, src/sys/compile the place we build them)
> and making the MD parts the include files, even though this is a
> big departure;
err, are you going to have GENERIC_$MACHINE or how does this work?
> - adding syntax to config to support explicit conditional blocks,
> so include files like GENERIC.MI can turn on and off whole lists
> of things based on single, easily-settable options;
what we need is to extend "if*" to work on more than just attributes.
there are already conditionals, but they don't work on "options".
> - adding a way to turn on and off whole subtrees of the device
> hierarchy, to allow e.g. "disable usb" without having to
> explicitly also turn off all the devices that attach to usb;
you mean like "no usb"? that just works, and has for years.
(you might also want to "no ehci", etc, but you can disable
entire trees simply.)
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