Subject: Re: 68LC040 FPE, PR #5133, UVM, and a security hole?
To: Allen Briggs <>
From: Rolf Braun <>
List: port-mac68k
Date: 05/07/1998 16:29:49
>[on the LC040 bug]
>> The workaround in that case is -msoft-float.
>Yeah.  I don't really consider that a workaround...  ;-)

Well, it would work as a last-ditch fix.

>> Hmm, that's weird. Maybe it's something else? Still, judging from the other
>> posts on the list, I'd keep UVM in a separate test track until it's proven
>> itself.
>This is always the trade-off.  If it doesn't go into -current, how much
>do you think it will really be tested?  Are enough people going to be
>using it to test it well?

Hmm. Maybe the GENERIC kernel should have things like UVM and then there
should be an oh-if-GENERIC-doesn't-work-try-this kernel?

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