Subject: Re: mount*(8) linked as one binary ?
To: Chris G. Demetriou <email@example.com>
From: David Brownlee <abs@NetBSD.org>
Date: 10/27/2000 19:21:10
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On 27 Oct 2000, Chris G. Demetriou wrote:
> Jarom=81=EDr Dolecek <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > > * there should probably be a way to disable this, and/or to limit
> > > the number of programs which are used in this way. (really, it shoul=
> > > be possible to switch them between built-in and stand-alone, without
> > > modifying the source tree, in my opinion.)
> > Yes, the possibility to compile any mount_* as standalone is kept - it'=
> > still possible to 'cd sbin/mount_FOO && make' and it would still
> > build the binary. Adding/removing stuff from the list is matter
> > of editing basesrc/sbin/Makefile and basesrc/sbin/mount/Makefile.
> right, but, for instance, somebody who wants an easy rebuild without
> this "feature" for whatever reason can't particularly easily do that.
> I'm not sure it's a problem worth solving, but it's actually similar
> to a larger problem within NetBSD that is more likely to be worth
> solving: it's pretty much impossible to disable builds of "random
> programs" in any kind of centralized way. if you want to do that,
> you've gotta go in and hack makefiles, which is kinda losing.