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Re: CVS commit: src/sys
In article <20090121083126.GA636%apb-laptoy.apb.alt.za@localhost>,
Alan Barrett <apb%cequrux.com@localhost> wrote:
>On Tue, 20 Jan 2009, Tom Spindler wrote:
>> > I don't think that is enough. I would like to keep the requirement "new
>> > kernel" + "old userland" works, or at least we try to make it so that most
>> > things work. Right now the only thing that I know of that is broken in
>> > time_t/dev_t is netstat, and that was a fairly large versioning effort.
>> netstat almost always broke across different kernel versions, anyway.
>Long ago, netstat was almost always broken if you had a new kernel with
>old userland. For the past several years, it has been fine (probably
>since it changed from kmem grovelling to using sysctl). I'd be sad if
>it started being broken regularly again, but being broken once as an
>exception is not too bad.
>Right now I have a 5.99.7 kernel (sources from 2009-01-19 00:00 UTC) and
>an old userland (4.99.something), and netstat appears to work, but I
>haven't tried all possible command line options.
netstat -r does not work for me.
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