Subject: Re: NetBSD & FreeBSD kernel API sync (incomplete proposal)
To: None <>
From: Jaromír Doleček <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 07/23/2000 09:41:57
Jason R Thorpe 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'm not proposing we should pull up their lockmgr(). I'm proposing they
should pull up ours, since it's much improved and stable :)

Jaromir Dolecek <>
@@@@  Wanna a real operating system ? Go and get NetBSD, damn!  @@@@