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Re: revivesa status 2008/07/09

Salut, Eric,

On Sat, 12 Jul 2008 13:38:16 -0500, Eric Haszlakiewicz wrote:
> Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> > On Fri, Jul 11, 2008 at 12:47:45PM +0000, Andrew Doran wrote:
> >> In its current form SA threading is a regressive proposition. Even
> >> if all the remaining issues are addressed, what benefits would it
> >> bring over and above 1:1 threading?
> > 
> > Be able to run a netbsd-4 or netbsd-3 userland on a netbsd-5 kernel.
> Which is very useful when doing things like building packages in a 
> chroot for installation to another machine.  I do just that as I have
> a production machine runninng netbsd-4, but my build machine is
> running netbsd-current, and up until now I couldn't use an unmodified
> netbsd-4 chroot image.

...or simply upgrading with the least possible downtime...


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