Re: Glibc-based Debian GNU/KNetBSD
- To: "Perry E.Metzger" <email@example.com>
- Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: Glibc-based Debian GNU/KNetBSD
- From: Robert Millan <email@example.com>
- Date: Mon, 1 Dec 2003 13:34:42 +0100
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On Sun, Nov 30, 2003 at 09:46:19PM -0500, Perry E.Metzger wrote:
> IMHO, the amount of work involved in making glibc stably work with
> scheduler activations is likely prohibitive. You'll be chasing
> problems in the library forever.
First we'll merge the patchset in upstream. Then we'll have problems for a
while, similarly to those the GNU/Hurd port has fixing Glibc every time it
breaks for them.
But unlike GNU/Hurd, at some point upstream developers will install GNU/K*BSD
themselves and maintain it for us.
"[..] but the delight and pride of Aule is in the deed of making, and in the
thing made, and neither in possession nor in his own mastery; wherefore he
gives and hoards not, and is free from care, passing ever on to some new work."
-- J.R.R.T, Ainulindale (Silmarillion)