Diff for /wikisrc/projects/project/common-boot-cfg.mdwn between versions 1.1 and 1.2

version 1.1, 2013/03/17 19:12:13 version 1.2, 2014/02/27 07:00:44
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 duration="3 months"  duration="3 months"
   
 description="""  description="""
 Several architectures support a /boot.cfg file (examples are i386, amd64 (which share a bootloader) and sparc64).  Several ports support a /boot.cfg file. Examples are i386, amd64 (which share a bootloader) and sparc64.
   
 However, they do not share code, nor even the basic command parser. Obviously this is not the NetBSD way to do things  However, they do not share code, nor even the basic command parser. Obviously this is not the NetBSD way to do things
 and the situation needs to be improved.  and the situation needs to be improved.
   
 The goal of this project is to split the machine dependend parts out and provide generic, machine independent support  The goal of this project is to split the machine dependent parts out and provide generic, machine independent support
 for most of the /boot.cfg handling, leaving configuration (like what commands are allowed) to the architecture specific  for most of the /boot.cfg handling, leaving configuration (like what commands are allowed) to the architecture specific
 code, as well as provide means for overriding command handlers (i.e. implement a common command differently).  code, as well as provide means for overriding command handlers (i.e. implement a common command differently).
   

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