Subject: Re: small wscons.conf enhancement
To: None <>
From: Peter Postma <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/13/2005 00:45:13
On Tue, Dec 13, 2005 at 12:39:24AM +0100, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> 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, ...?

Like I said, previously you could only set keyboard variables, my patch
allows to set display and mouse variables as well.

> >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 
> manpage!

The commit will :-)

Peter Postma