Re: [Jackit-devel] Re: Re: little NPTL SCHED_FIFO test program
On Fri, 2004-08-20 at 21:11, Robert Jordens wrote:
> [witten after a few beers and a birthday party at 3 am, so please excuse
> misleading wording]
> [Fri, 20 Aug 2004] Lee Revell wrote:
> > Argh, they will not even fix it in unstable? What is the point of
> > having an unstable distribution?!?. Can we at least add the fix to
> > experimental?
> It's always an additional commitment and more work to maintain another
> branch. Since the NPTL bug is not considered important enough there is
> no need to dedicate a branch to it. This is just coherent.
> > If not now, then when do you expect this to be in unstable?
> Personal judgement: With about 90% probability after the first release of
I was looking for a timeframe. Weeks, months, years? The debian
release cycle is notoriously slow.
> Assuming thet his "if (0 && ..." was not just "defensive programming",
> get a supportive quote from him.
OK, makes sense. All I know is, it seems to work. The author of the
code would certainly know better than me. We can just work around this
on our code. At least the LD_ASSUME_KERNEL hack will no longer be