Subject: Re: Yay! VAX working VERY well
To: Pavel Cahyna <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Johnny Billquist <email@example.com>
Date: 08/28/2007 09:46:32
Pavel Cahyna skrev:
> On Tue, May 15, 2007 at 07:34:38PM -0600, Michael L. Hitch wrote:
>> On Wed, 16 May 2007, Johnny Billquist wrote:
>>> Curious qustion: why? After all, the shared library stuff was fixed at the
>>> same time as a bunch of problems with both gcc and other parts. Is really even
>>> possible to pull up all the other fixes without getting the ability to also
>>> build shared libraries again?
>> Fixing the problems only required a few (9) pullups, and since I had found
>> some of them, and had been testing all the fixes, I knew pretty much which
>> commits were involved and could test each one before requesting the pullups.
>> The shared library changes are in around 50 commits, many involving more than
>> one file. I am not one who would blindly request pullups on all of those
>> changes without verifying that they all patch cleanly.
> N.B. you can also request a complete sync of a subdirectory with -current.
> If those changes arel localized to some subdirectories and there is no
> risk of breaking other systems, they are good candidates for pullup to
> netbsd-4, I think. It would be pity to release 4.0 without the shared lib
> support if the work has been already done.
> Pavel Cahyna
It would be nicer it we could figure out why it's broken in -current...
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