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Re: What does `option DUMMY_NOPS' do?
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: What does `option DUMMY_NOPS' do?
- From: Hannah Schroeter <uk1o_(_at_)_rz_(_dot_)_uni-karlsruhe_(_dot_)_de>
- Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2000 11:05:10 +0100
- Mail-followup-to: Hannah Schroeter <uk1o_(_at_)_rz_(_dot_)_uni-karlsruhe_(_dot_)_de>, misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
On Thu, Nov 09, 2000 at 10:02:32PM +0100, Morten Liebach wrote:
> I've tried to find out what `option DUMMY_NOPS' actually is, besides
> ``speed hack; recommended''. Man options doesn't mention it, and a
> recursive grep for DUMMY_NOPS doesn't help either, it returns hits in
> the generated Makefile of the kernel, and in the example config files.
> I'd like to know what it is and what it does?
> Even more, as the newbie I am, I'd like to know how I can navigate the
> source, and trace where the code of the different options are, as I've
> found it very interesting to read comments in the code, and a great way
> to learn.
Or tags. However, there's a little bug (*hint*) in tag creation:
1. make tags in /sys/arch/i386 says that tags is up to date,
even if it was nearly 3 years old here!
2. /sys/uvm isn't included in tags creation.
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