Hi folks,

As I'm sure most people here know, kbdcontrol is a build-tool because
sysinstall requires it to generate keymap.h.  This means that it has
to compile with the headers already in /usr/include on the host
system; the last time this came up with PASTE, we just defined the
needed constant in kbdcontrol.c and forgot about the problem.

This is rather silly, because it effectively means we can't add new
features to kbdcontrol that depend on new header files.  Furthermore,
sysinstall only needs a small subset of its features, which can be
easily factored out into a separate program.  This has been proposed
before; nobody really objected, but it was found that defining the
constant was much quicker and easier.

Since I think being unable to add new features to kbdcontrol is a
rather silly limitation, I again propose to factor out `kbdcontrol -L`
into a separate program, which can then be made a build-tool.  I'll do
all the work necessary if this is what we want to do.


                                        Dima Dorfman
                                        [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Dima Dorfman <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> dd          2001/05/26 21:03:53 PDT
>   Modified files:
>     usr.sbin/kbdcontrol  kbdcontrol.c 
>   Log:
>   A la rev. 1.36, define CONS_CLRHIST here if it isn't already since
>   this is a build tool, so it has to build on 4.x with the old headers.
>   Revision  Changes    Path
>   1.38      +7 -3      src/usr.sbin/kbdcontrol/kbdcontrol.c

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