DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2003-08
Re: Register keyword removal
On Tue, Aug 12, 2003 at 11:37:00AM -0700, Matthew Dillon wrote:
> :-On [20030812 12:42], Hiten Pandya (hmp@xxxxxxxx) wrote:
> :> I had patches for removing *all* register keywords across the
> :> FreeBSD base, sys; but they were rejected because everyone
> :> thought of it as diff churn... oh well...
> :Perhaps remove them when you encounter the files when you are working on
> :Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven <asmodai(at)wxs.nl> / asmodai
> Personally speaking I like the kitchen sink approach for something
> as simple as this. Get it done and over with, I say, so we can move
> on to something else. The only thing I might try to avoid touching
> would be 'contrib', but everything else is fair game.
> And, yes, I also agree that DragonFly is in a unique position to be
> able to do these sorts of mass changes with minimal disruption. But
> even within the FreeBSD development base __P() and register keyword
> removal would not present any significant disruption as long as it
> were decreed by core to get around all the individual developer's
> ownership and ego issues.
Last time I checked my commit messages (*LONG AGO*), I saw some
senior developer (name not mentioned) making blanket changes on
a sub-tree/subsystem basis for chnging __FBSID() etc... anyway,
it doesn't matter.. back to work me! :-)
Hiten M. Pandya