On Thu, Jun 15, 2006 at 12:59:38PM -0800, Beech Rintoul wrote:
> On Thursday 15 June 2006 12:36, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> > In message <4491C2F0.firstname.lastname@example.org>, Mike Jakubik writes:
> > >What about COMPAT_43TTY? Is this still needed, how exactly does it
> > >affect the system?
> > It adds a bunch of ancient-compatible ioctls to the kernel.
> > It is, as a principle, not needed, but thanks to the many variants
> > of "sh configure" employed in usr/ports, a quite large number of
> > ports go "Ohh, this is BSD, I'd better use the old ioctls" and
> > break if you don't offer them.
> Is there a way to easily identify these ports? I've had both lines commented
> out of my kernel configs for some time and haven't seen any port breakage on
> either 6.x or -current.
I did a full build for phk some time ago, I don't remember how many
broke but it was enough to make it a significant (but perhaps not
difficult) task to fix them.