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Re: Status of revivesa

On Sat, Sep 27, 2008 at 02:32:10PM +0200, Quentin Garnier wrote:
> > > The first point is not so bad;  I don't even have any evidence such a
> > > bad application exists (but wandering around pkgsrc you see scary stuff
> > > though).  As for the second one, it won't apply to 5.0 anyway, so we're
> > > safe for a while, and we might have a way out later (for instance, if we
> > > are to ever bump libc, we could bury SA again).
> > 
> > It would also be an issue only if you want to mix 3.0 and 4.0 userlands,
> > as I see it.
> So you would not add COMPAT_30_PTHREAD to GENERIC, and let the user
> compile his own kernel for that?

I'd add it to GENERIC because I, too, think this issue is purely theorical
for now. But I don't have a strong feeling about this. As long as I can
build a kernel that can run netbsd-3 or/and netbsd-4 userland from the future
netbsd-5 branch I'm happy :)

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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