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Re: CVS commit: src/sys/kern
martin%duskware.de@localhost (Martin Husemann) writes:
>> config netbsd root on "wedge:Guru-Root" type ffs
>> for ages (in the netbsd-7 branch even).
>Oh, *B*ootdev vs. *R*ootdev - I see.
>Not sure why bootdev is important, however we should use the same syntax!
bootdev already acts as a default for rootdev. There is no difference.
There should be no difference. The wedge:* syntax worked for ages.
This change either should allow wedge names (ignorant of the wedge:* syntax)
or align the naming with the NAME=* syntax. But like many other ad-hoc
changes it is done wrong.
A real solution would just support the NAME=* syntax in getwedgename().
It might also allow for a case-insensitive match like userland. Then
it would just work for config, for boot parameters and for interactive
You may also want to think of augmenting dkwedge_print_wnames() to list
the wedges in NAME= syntax and the documentation that currently only
refers to wedge:*, in particular for config files.
Or we may just accept that boot/config syntax is different from userland.
Michael van Elst
"A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."
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