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Re: Status of revivesa

On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 9:28 AM, Izumi Tsutsui 
<> wrote:
> wrote:
>> On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 09:16:30PM +0900, Izumi Tsutsui wrote:
>> >
>> > How many users will actually be screwed seriously with SA,
>> > rather than pleased by advantages on other features?
>> Anyone who naively expects a 3.x or 4.x chroot environment to work.
>> Unfortunately, important things like named were linked to the
>> SA libpthread for *two* major releases...
> I don't ask who is, but asking tradeoff against other new features.
> How many users will require both 5.0 kernel and
> chroot old environments with pthread binaries?
> Why won't they update named while they do their kernels?
> pthread support for named has been disabled in both netbsd-3 and netbsd-4.

Updating stuff in the base system is no problem.  Updating five
thousand packages for a supported webcam is a little more annoying.

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