Fwd: kqemu patch for DragonFly BSD on kqemu1.4.0pre1

Simon 'corecode' Schubert corecode at fs.ei.tum.de
Wed Apr 29 04:47:59 PDT 2009

Matthew Dillon wrote:
:Naoya Sugioka wrote:
:> I've just sent a mail to gnat at netbsd.org to reach pkgsrc community
:> if I can include them to their pkgsrc tree now.
:I don't have a good idea how to make a pkgsrc package for kernel module. 
:Actually I'd prefer it to be imported into base. 
    Yah, I agree.  There seem to be some files missing from the
    kqemu-dragonfly.patch.tar file you posted.  It's making calls
    to routines that are not present in files in the tar.

    e.g. kqemu_log(), but no file in the tar contains a function by
    that name.
    It will also require a major security and software review, and also
    needs a master SYSCTL-based enable (default disabled).
Why an enable?  Just don't load the module if you don't want it to be used.  qemu doesn't load the module itself.

Also, I don't think we should put $random kernel modules into base.  Why isn't pkgsrc a good location?


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