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On Tue, Nov 06, 2007 at 08:05:21AM -0800, David O'Brien wrote:
> Hi folks,
> In the days of modern Unix, many (most?) of us have come to expect and
> depend on command-line completion that today's modern shells provide in
> order to reduce typing (and inaccurate typing).
> Given that premise, the "DEFAULTS" file in sys/*/conf constantly trips me
> up as my kernel files are named "DEO". I know others with kernel configs
> named with a 'D' that grumbled when command-line completion was now
> thwart due to "DEFAULTS".
> A very simple solution to this is to rename "DEFAULTS" to "_DEFAULTS".
> One of the purposes for DEFAULTS was to semi-hide devices and options
> that really aren't optional (unless you really know what you're doing) or
> have POLA concerns so they would not be causally removed. So this name
> change also puts this file to a different "name space" - and in fact may
> better convey "there are no user serviceable parts in here".
> Thoughts?

While you are there, could you also rename /sys/conf/ to /sys/_conf/? I
hate it when I try to enter /sys/contrib/ and I go to /sys/conf/,
really. I need to type four letters to get it right and this is a real

Pawel Jakub Dawidek http://www.wheel.pl
pjd@FreeBSD.org http://www.FreeBSD.org
FreeBSD committer Am I Evil? Yes, I Am!

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