DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2003-08
Re: Register keyword removal
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.
> Matthew Dillon
And That is the real issue :)