Subject: Re: next stable release version number (was re: Semaphore p1003.1b)
To: Marc Tooley <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/01/2003 17:57:31
In message <>, Marc Tooley writes:
>If it's bound to be 2.x, near as I can tell the following major 
>functionality has been added/modified:
>1. Semi-functional MP
>2. Mostly functional scheduler activations
>3. Updated compiler
>Any other major changes? Are #1 and #2 in a state to be released as 
>stable? I've been reading some messages suggesting that there are 
>certain hard problems that won't be solved anytime soon without 
>significant effort on the part of Some Brave Soul Out There.

From my perspective as a user of -current, #2 and #3 are in decent 
shape.  Note that I'm *not* a developer of these things, and I'm only 
using i386.  But I've had no scheduler activation problems for several 
weeks, and I used to have several a day, nor have I had any gcc 

		--Steve Bellovin,