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Re: updated patch Re: buffer cache & ufs changes (preliminary ffsv2 extattr support)
On Tue, Jan 17, 2012 at 09:25:06PM +0000, David Holland wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 17, 2012 at 07:31:17PM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> > > > So, because of modules, we can't pullup new features to netbsd-6 ?
> > >
> > > How is this different from netbsd-5?
> > Modules are not used by default on netbsd-5 AFAIK. On netbsd-6
> > options MUODULAR is in i386 GENERIC, but it seems filesystem modules
> > are all compiled in by default. I'm not sure what other modules would
> > be affected by a change to struct buf ...
> Releng has always as general policy refused changes that alter major
> internal APIs, regardless of module issues. AIUI, anyway. Some people
> have 3rd-party sources that would end up needing modifications and so
that's why I'd prefer to have the structure changes before the branch.
Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference
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