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Re: Glibc-based Debian GNU/KNetBSD

On Mon, Dec 01, 2003 at 01:56:04PM -0500, Perry E.Metzger wrote:
> Robert Millan <zeratul2@wanadoo.es> writes:
> >
> > When NPTL is ported,
> I assume you mean the Netscape stuff?

No, the thread library in Glibc.

> > it'll be no difference. The "native" word is meaningless here.
> I see you haven't studied the scheduler activations framework.
> The scheduler activations infrastructure is VERY complicated. It took
> a couple of years to write and has taken us nearly a year to get the
> bugs shaken out of it, using all native tools.

Perhaps it's technicaly viable to integrate it in Glibc. That way we won't
have to rewrite from scratch.

Btw when you say "us", do you refer to NetBSD?

Robert Millan

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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."

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