Subject: Re: NetBSD master CVS tree commits
To: Matthias Drochner <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/10/1997 16:27:21
On Wed, 10 Dec 1997 22:49:32 +0100 (MET)
Matthias Drochner <email@example.com> wrote:
> Yes, it installs to /usr/include/machine, as it has been before.
> I see that the "machine" directory is supposed to be identical
> to <arch>/include, and it can even be a symlink into the
> kernel sources.
> But since "pcvt" is used by the bebox port too it would be
> reasonable to move the whole driver to sys/dev/isa or so,
> after cleaning up the divergences.
> (I'm not sure about the "isa"; it would probably make sense
> to introduce a pci attachment one day.)
Actually, we should not do any more development on pcvt. We should
move to a _real_ MI console subsystem.
> Because CVS repository moves are ugly, it is better imo
> to do it once and to a final location.
> The situation was much worse before - "pcvt_ioctl.h" was
> installed by "make depend", which was not obvious for
> users and forced to run "depend" as root. It needed
> some kind of fix now.
It _really_ needs to not be done the way it is now, because for those of
us who use SYS_INCLUDES=symlinks, you're now polluting our source trees.
Jason R. Thorpe firstname.lastname@example.org
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