Subject: Re: sleep forever bug - not fixed :-(
To: Greg Troxel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Martin Husemann <email@example.com>
Date: 11/05/2004 14:49:15
On Fri, Nov 05, 2004 at 08:37:11AM -0500, Greg Troxel wrote:
> I think I hit this on a U2 running 1.6.2, but I'm not sure.
Yes, it has been there ~forever.
> Is the bug fix you refer to the one posted by Steve Woodford on
> 2004-09-23, changing psl.h to avoid instruction reordering?
No, it's a fix in the interrupt list handling, where the meaning of 0
was overloaded (and now -1 is used for one variant of 0).
> Is the bug fix in -current, and is it in netbsd-2-0?
Both, but it is not a bug fix for the sleeps-forever problem.
So Matts "sad news" was expected news.