Subject: Re: NetBSD & FreeBSD kernel API sync (incomplete proposal)
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
Date: 07/22/2000 16:58:18
In message <20000722105110.J498@dr-evil.shagadelic.org>Jason R Thorpe writes
>On Sat, Jul 22, 2000 at 05:51:12PM +0200, Jaromír Doleček wrote:
> > It would be really nice if they would sync lockmgr() changes,
> > there is some code (namely FreeBSD smbfs), which implements it's own
> > spin locks where ones provided by NetBSD lockmgr() would do nicely.
>Ross and I painstakenly improved the NetBSD lockmgr(). Please do NOT
>pull *ANY* FreeBSD changes to this function into the tree without
>checking with both of us first.
I think he's suggesting that FreeBSD incorporate your improvements.
Wouldn't that be a good thing?