Subject: Re: Quick question about 1.6.2
To: Adam K Kirchhoff <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Frederick Bruckman <email@example.com>
Date: 12/21/2003 19:10:36
On Sun, 21 Dec 2003, Adam K Kirchhoff wrote:
> Are there any guesstimates on when well see an official release that
> supports SMP and pthreads?
No dates have been set. Sometime next year? I would expect to see some
sort of tentative schedule announced by Northern Spring, at least.
> On Sun, 21 Dec 2003, Frederick Bruckman wrote:
> > On Sun, 21 Dec 2003, Adam K Kirchhoff wrote:
> > > Since 1.6.2 is only supposed to be a maintenance release for 1.6.1, will
> > > it include the SMP x86 support and the new threading library?
> > No. Certainly no pthreads. You might still be able to find patches
> > against 1.6 for SMP floating around, but that would likely require
> > some effort to pull forward to 1.6.2. Current is a better bet. SMP
> > under current is quite usable these days.