The policies flags for a product are held as a 32 bit value. The lower 16 bits are bit-flags for each of the policies described below. The upper 16 bits act as locks on each corresponding policy. If a lock bit is set, the corresponding lower bit cannot be changed by
. E.g. a value of
policy and locks it. Using the `policy' command allows the policies for a product to be configured either by a single value or a set of mnemonics. Attempts to change a locked policy will be ignored.
Current policies for the `on' setting are described in Policies.