Subject: Re: port-alpha/5154: 64 bit clean problem with struct stat on NetBSD/alpha
To: Chris G. Demetriou <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <email@example.com>
Date: 03/12/1998 16:24:50
"Chris G. Demetriou" writes:
- FYI, this was documented in the NetBSD 1.3 "LAST_MINUTE" file, has
- already been fixed in NetBSD-current, and will be fixed in the NetBSD
- 1.3.1 patch release. (From messages on current-users, the source
- diffs for 1.3.1 (from 1.3) are already available, at
It has been pointed out ot me that it was in
LAST_MINUTE, and in re-reading it, I find the reference clearly.
Apologies for a duplicate bug report.
I've tried to pick up the source diffs for 1.3.1, but
they are not readable by folks outside group netbsd. I will
wait for the release announcement on netbsd-announce.
- For the record, as far as I'm concerned, none of those facts excuse
- the problem showing up in the release. Many simple tests, including
- building X -- which was supposed to be part of the release process --
- would have showed the problem. (In fact, if I recall correctly,
- building X was how the problem was discovered.)
Building X (in particular, imake) was how I found it.
Many thanks for a fine product on all platforms (and I
run NetBSD on i386, hp300, sparc and alpha, and look forward to
porting it to hp700)
Eric Schnoebelen firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.cirr.com
Celestial navigation is based on the premise that the Earth is the
center of the universe. The premise is wrong, but the navigation
works. An incorrect model can be a useful tool. -- Kelvin Throop III