DragonFly commits List (threaded) for 2008-02
Re: cvs commit: src/etc/dma Makefile
:I don't think that's good. We don't want to have this default for every =
:single program. At some point we should bite the bullet and have=20
:something that allows the user to properly merge in upstream (us) updates=
:to config files.
Well, the mechanic works fine for many other things, such as
make.conf, rc.conf, periodic.conf. The point is for the system
to provide a reasonable default and then let the user override
it without having to edit the system-generated file. This allows
the system to unconditionally update system generated files and
greatly reduces the user's work.
I haven't run mergemaster in something like 4 years. I haven't needed