Kernel extensions in MacPorts

Landon Fuller landonf at
Tue Jan 23 21:23:40 PST 2007

On Jan 16, 2007, at 10:01 AM, Kevin Ballard wrote:

> Possibly. I'd at least like to add a pre-deactivate hook that can  
> query kextstat to see if the extension is loaded, and pop up a huge  
> honking warning telling the user that this could be dangerous, and  
> ask to continue? <y/n>.

I'd rather just add the FUSE kexts now, and worry about auto-loading  
them (or not) later.
Personally I don't want DarwinPorts loading or unloading kexts  
automatically. There are all kinds of corner cases that are difficult  
to handle.

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