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Re: Request for Feedback: proposed config(8) improvement

From: Chris Pressey <cpressey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 7 Mar 2004 00:20:28 -0800

On Sat, 06 Mar 2004 23:34:58 -0600
Jeremy Messenger <mezz7@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Sat, 06 Mar 2004 20:40:29 -0800, Chris Pressey wrote:
> > For anyone who's been curious about why I've been cleaning up
> > config(8)'s source, here is a document that explains (rather poorly
> > I'm afraid) what I want to do with it.
> > 
> >   http://catseye.webhop.net/DragonFlyBSD/config/background.html
> It does sound great! I have seen many people who are having that kind
> of problem in bsdforums.org; it will be great if you can solve this
> problem.:-)

It's a lofty goal.  But pursuing it is probably worthwhile, even if it's
only for the nifty reports generated along the way.  Here's another one:


I don't think it's 100% doable with existing infrastructure (e.g. what
if one of those macros is inside an #ifdef block?)  But we're pretty
close.  The metadata is there, it's just not organized well enough...


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