Subject: Re: Please Revert newlock2
To: None <>
From: Bucky Katz <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 02/21/2007 11:23:03
Jason Thorpe <> writes:

> On Feb 20, 2007, at 7:42 PM, Bucky Katz wrote:

>> Yes. SA does not equal M:N threads, and as I've said elsewhere, if
>> it were my system, I'd burn down SA but salvage M:N through a
>> different mechanism.
> ...and I think there have been discussions about doing so in NetBSD
> in the future.  I think Matt Thomas even spoke to this earlier in
> this thread.

Sure, but we've got "works now" followed by "long uncertain period"
followed by "might work again".

4 users out of 5 when surveyed prefer that existing functionality not
be broken until such time as its replacement is available. (The 5th
didn't return his survey.)