Subject: Re: obsoleting sysctl(8)'s -w flag
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Luke Mewburn <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 03/04/2002 14:41:29
On Mon, Mar 04, 2002 at 04:36:12AM +0100, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
  | The patch below changes sysctl(8) to not require the -w flag when setting
  | a variable. Just "sysctl foo=var" is really enough.  Inspired by FreeBSD.
  | Any objections to commit?

I like the idea.