Subject: Re: small wscons.conf enhancement
To: Peter Postma <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/13/2005 00:39:24
On Mon, 12 Dec 2005, Peter Postma wrote:
> I've made a small enhancement for setting variables in wscons.conf with
> "setvar". Right now, you can only set the keyboard variables, with this
> change you can also set the display and mouse variables. Works like this:
> setvar display contrast=110
> setvar mouse resolution=80
> The old setvar style is also still available.

Can you explain what the difference between the old "setvar var=val" and 
yours is? Any differences, advantages, disadvantages, ...?

> I'll commit this soon (including manpage update) if there are no objections.

I have a big objection: your patch doesn't include a patch for the 

  - Hubert