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Re: NetBSD hacker needed?

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: NetBSD hacker needed?
Date: Tue, 9 Sep 2003 01:58:32 +0000
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On Tue, Sep 09, 2003 at 12:53:51AM +0100, Yoshinori Okuji wrote:
>  --- Robert Millan <address@hidden> wrote:
> > No idea on what happened. But note that the GRUB documentation claims to
> > support all *BSD.
> The documentation is always out of date as well as many other projects.

Good that we don't need to fix it, then ;)

> Please don't do that. Using cpp conditionals is an evil of necessity really.
> Such code is unreadble and unmaintainable.
> You might think the difference between UFS and UFS2 is quite small, but that
> won't be true in my experience. Suppose that UFS2 will be extended in the
> future. Imagine that UFS3 will appear.
> Just copy code and/or segregate common functions, if you want to reuse code in
> this case.

Ok. Actualy I don't have a clear idea on this, I was merely speculating.

Shigeya: Are you willing to help on UFS2? If you are, start reading the
following threads:


And contact Chris Reichow <chris at reichow dot net> to coordinate work
with him (perhaps he has some unfinished code). I'm CCing him btw.

Robert Millan

"[..] but the delight and pride of Aule is in the deed of making, and in the
thing made, and neither in possession nor in his own mastery; wherefore he
gives and hoards not, and is free from care, passing ever on to some new work."

 -- J.R.R.T, Ainulindale (Silmarillion)

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