Just a suggestion, but isn't this the type of thing that
should be added to UPDATING?
"This file contains a list, in reverse chronologocal order, of major
breakages in tracking -current."
On Sun, 27 Aug 2000, Brooks Davis wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 27, 2000 at 09:33:21PM +0900, Motomichi Matsuzaki wrote:
> > When kernel is built with static device wiring
> > (i.e. 'hints' line is enabled in the config file),
> > is /boot/device.hints required?
> > Doing 'make install' without /boot/device.hints is failed,
> > saying "You must set up a /boot/device.hints file first."
> > Is this right?
> You should read cvs-all. There was a commit by Peter which forces you
> to install a /boot/device.hints file to install a kernel as an anti-foot
> shooting measure. An empty file (ie touch /boot/device.hints) is
> acceptable for those who don't want to use a hints file.
> -- Brooks
> Any statement of the form "X is the one, true Y" is FALSE.
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