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Re: Status of revivesa
> On Sat, Sep 27, 2008 at 04:43:12PM +1000, matthew green wrote:
> > Note: AFAIK we have no panics or DOS regressions in the SA code
> > to 4.X. As such, we could merge revivesa and continue debugging on
> > I've forgotten the specifics of the release plan we had in mind, but we
> > coudl do this in order to un-block 6.0 feature work.
> > i think we should do this.
I guess Andrew's concern is that the compat SA code
(for compatibility only for unupgradable libpthread.so)
is so large and too complex that it could still block
future SMP work for 6.0 and further.
It's fair enough if he wouldn't like to maintain it.
I wonder if we could merge reviesa only into netbsd-5,
or remove it from the HEAD again before 6.0 or so,
as we have removed 80386 support for SMP improvements.
We have already had "Features to be removed in a later release"
section in the INSTALL notes.
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