Re: hppa plans for the squeeze cycle
On Sun, Aug 16, 2009 at 8:40 AM, Marc
> As announced on dda [RT1], we want to get an impression when releasing
> Squeeze is feasible. We have proposed a (quite ambitious) freeze in December
> 2009, and some developers have noted that their planned changes wouldn't be
> possible in this time frame. So, to find out when releasing would work for
> most people, it would be great if you could answer the following questions:
> Do you have any big changes planned? How much time would they take, and
> what consequences are there for the rest of the project?
HPPA will be switching to NPTL in glibc.
The switch should be transparent, nobody should notice.
I would like to have it complete by the end of the month.
> How many "big" transitions will the upcoming changes cause? When should those
> happen? Can we do something to make them easier?
I don't know the answer to these questions.