Subject: Re: NEW_PIPE stabilized
To: James Chacon <email@example.com>
From: Alistair Crooks <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/27/2001 14:04:19
Whilst you use pejorative terms such as "beta test" and "pet
projects", from where I'm sitting it looks like the code will become
part of -current RSN, and thereby part of 1.6. As such, I'd like
it documented in the GENERIC kernel configs - that way, everyone
knows about it, and has the opportunity to enable it in their
On Wed, Sep 26, 2001 at 02:17:13PM -0400, James Chacon wrote:
> In general beta test material that will become the replacement/default hasn't
> been included in the GENERIC configs because the options are there simply for
> the lifetime the option is beta. Otherwise should we be including everyones
> pet projects as commented out options in GENERIC?
> >Whatever - at the moment, NEW_PIPE should be documented in GENERIC kernel
> >config files right now.
> >On Wed, Sep 26, 2001 at 02:31:22AM -0700, Chuck Silvers wrote:
> >> hi,
> >> if we're going to make this the default, we should just remove the option
> >> and have it no longer be optional. if we're not confident enough in the
> >> code to deconditionalize it, we shouldn't make it the default either.
> >> personally I'd say wait a couple weeks and if there are no more
> >> problems reported then make it non-optional.
> >> -Chuck
> >> On Wed, Sep 26, 2001 at 11:14:32AM +0200, Alistair Crooks wrote:
> >> ...
> >> > Could you add "#options \tNEW_PIPE" to the relevant GENERIC kernel
> >> > configs (i.e. all of them), please?