Subject: Re: Prentium MMX for NetBSD-current
To: None <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/17/1997 09:08:31
On Fri, 17 Jan 1997 10:30:22 +0100 
 "Heiko W.Rupp" <> wrote:

 > :|o import FreeBSD's vm system with merged/fixed vm/buffer system
 > Only when it is as stable as the actual vm system. I hate reading "it runs
 > perfect ... " and after a few days and few mails "..oops you are right there
 > was still a minor bug .." and this over and over again.

...never mind the current portability problems.  A NetBSD developer
took a look at porting FreeBSD's VM code several months ago, and came
to the conclusion that, while there are some good ideas in there that
are worth exploring, using their code whole-sale was not appropriate
for NetBSD.

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