Subject: Re: README: -current broken for a while
To: None <core@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Tom T. Thai <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 08/29/1997 21:25:20
On Fri, 29 Aug 1997, Jason Thorpe wrote:

> After careful consideration, we (Core) have decided to back out revsions
> containing the new "CGD license".

Don't want to take up too much of your time, but what was the deal with 
CGD License?
> Unfortunately, this leaves some files in a state where the system will
> not compile.  We will correct this problem as soon as possible.  (The
> changes to the i386 port and PCI code were trivial, and will be
> reimplemented first).
> The alpha port, on the other hand, is in slightly less good shape.  It
> will take much longer to fix the damage there.
> We deeply regret any inconvenience this causes, and that this action
> was necessary.  However, we also believe that this is in the best interest
> of the project.
> I think we (Core) have learned an important lesson, here, and ask that
> you bear with us while we clean up from our mistakes.
> Jason R. Thorpe                                         thorpej@NetBSD.ORG
> NetBSD Core Group                                    Home: +1 408 866 1912
> NetBSD/hp300 port-meister                            Work: +1 415 604 0935

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