On 08-Jul-00 Daniel C. Sobral wrote:
> This must pass through -arch before any implementation. Remember, not
> every committer reads current.

The kernel hackers do since they are running current. :)

> John Baldwin wrote:
>> sys/
>>   ${MACHINE}/           - stay mostly the same, the directories under here
>>                           mirror the sys/ directories.  E.g. MD bootstrap
>>                           code would go in the boot/ subdir
>>     boot/               - formerly sys/boot/${MACHINE}
>>   boot/                 - just MI boot code now.  Depending on portability
>>                           of ARC, possibly move boot/arc under
>>                           sys/alpha/boot
> Don't touch boot. Nothing in the bootstrap is used by the kernel, and
> there's just a few kernel files included by the bootstrap (wrongly,
> IMHO). It's made by buildworld instead of buildkernel. Ideally, it
> should be taken out of sys/ altogether.

I disagree.  The bootstrap is not used from userland, but is what
loads the kernel.  The kernel uses it to get started in other words.
You don't type /boot/loader after the system is loaded, for example.

> -- 
> Daniel C. Sobral                      (8-DCS)


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