[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: K4

On Thu, Jul 24, 2003 at 07:16:12AM -0700, Jeff Bailey wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 24, 2003 at 03:24:37PM +0000, Robert Millan wrote:
> > If it just was rejected because it was an horrid kludge but still it
> > works fine, then we should apply it in Debian since this bug is
> > breaking all packages that need semaphores to build or work at all.
> It's not that simple - If the kludge is difficult to recover from, it
> must NOT be included.  This includes: RPC Changes, ABI/API
> breakage/changes, hacks that prevent programs from running on other
> non-Debian systems...


> This patch mildly falls into this category, because it's adding a new
> interface.  Since it's likely that we'll switch to NPTL at some point,

You mean Native POSIX Thread Library for Linux? Isn't it, well, for Linux? :)

Or did they mean for GNU userland when they said "for Linux"?

Robert Millan

Reply to: