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Re: Time to remove COMPAT_386BSD_MBRPART

On Sun, 04 Mar 2012, David Holland wrote:
Now that netbsd-6 has been branched, I think it's time to remove COMPAT_386BSD_MBRPART. This entails both the kernel code and some code in disklabel(8) and sysinst. The kernel code has been disabled by default for years; the disklabel(8) code was overlooked at the time and disabled about a year ago (in both current and -5) after several reports of trashed FreeBSD partitions were traced to it.

Does anyone object? It's been a good long time since the partition ID changed.

No objection, but please can it be added to "Features that will be removed in the next version" in the netbsd-6 release notes.

--apb (Alan Barrett)

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