Subject: Re: -current broken due to kernfs changes
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: YAMAMOTO Takashi <email@example.com>
Date: 05/25/2005 01:14:48
> > > It is, because pkgsrc softwares are expected to build and run on older
> > > systems.
> > do you mean, we need to keep xentools in pkgsrc to use old version of
> > IOCTL_PRIVCMD_INITDOMAIN_EVTCHN?
can you please answer this question?
i want to change pkgsrc to use new version of the ioctl eventually.
isn't it acceptable for you?
> > > > > The upgrade path for the /kern mmap issue is:
> > > > > update pkgsrc and rebuild xentools20
> > > > > update kernel
> > > > > reboot
> > > > > if something goes wrong with the new kenrel you can still go back to the
> > > > > old one.
> > > >
> > > > you can go back to the old xentools, can't you?
> > >
> > > Once you have updated pkgsrc and installed the new tools, it's not as easy
> > > as rebooting on an older kernel.
> > i think you can boot domain0 with old kernel and install old xentools.
> Which means that you have to revert the pkgsrc source. not easy if you
> don't have CVS access.
well, so what?
all userland tools are the same in these respects.