Subject: Re: obsoleting /usr/include/sys/md.h
To: =?iso-8859-1?Q?Jarom=EDr_Dolecek?= <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greywolf <email@example.com>
Date: 12/11/2000 15:03:23
On Mon, 11 Dec 2000, Jaromír Dolecek wrote:
# Date: Mon, 11 Dec 2000 23:03:37 +0100 (CET)
# From: Jaromír Dolecek <firstname.lastname@example.org>
# To: Frank van der Linden <email@example.com>
# Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
# Subject: Re: obsoleting /usr/include/sys/md.h
# Frank van der Linden wrote:
# > I think he's talking about things like 3rd party device drivers.
# > You should be able to develop one without having syssrc, like
# > on Solaris.
# Well, the support for this on Solaris is there primarily because
# their syssrc is NOT available. Ours is, so IMHO we don't really need this.
# I seriously doubt that one would want to do kernel development
# and won't want to have also syssrc around.
Um, "insufficient disk space"?
Perhaps there should be a sysinc tarball which only includes the header
files, in this case? [this would be subsumed by the pkgizing of what to
I was really surprised once under 4.3 BSD to discover that /usr/include/sys
was a link to /sys(->/usr/src/sys)/sys, that /usr/include/machine was
a link to /sys/machine, etc. and that I couldn't compile anything because
the system source was locked off (we fixed that in short order).
# Jaromir Dolecek <jdolecek@NetBSD.org> http://www.ics.muni.cz/~dolecek/
# @@@@ Wanna a real operating system ? Go and get NetBSD, damn! @@@@
*BSD: The power to serve, also.