Re: Glibc-based Debian GNU/KNetBSD
On Mon, Dec 01, 2003 at 01:34:42PM +0100, Robert Millan wrote:
> 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.
I'd be more impressed with that analysis if the bugs were in fact
getting fixed. So far, DNS is _still_ broken, after more than a year.
> But unlike GNU/Hurd, at some point upstream developers will install GNU/K*BSD
> themselves and maintain it for us.
How do you know that? Why should they do this when they didn't for the