cvs commit: CVSROOT access
wkb at freebie.xs4all.nl
Thu Jan 22 04:05:45 PST 2004
On Wed, Jan 21, 2004 at 04:03:40PM -0600, Mike Silbersack wrote:
> On Wed, 21 Jan 2004, Nate Lawson wrote:
> > > Very shortly after that, you will realize that *you* have to fix the
> > > broken code, and that your pet project upon which depends upon this broken
> > > code will have to be put on the back burner.
> > Muagh! (expression of intense dismay). I'm in the middle of that right
> > now as CPUs need to gain newbus attachments for my cpufreq driver. And I
> > was just dragged through it finding all the ways APIC ids, ACPI Processor
> > ids, and PCPU ids can all not line up.
> > Actually, working on ACPI has become an exercise in how deep on the stack
> > I can recurse. I think it started somewhere when I was working on CAM and
> > my laptop wouldn't suspend correctly and I thought "hmm, let's figure out
> > why".
> > -Nate
> I think that FreeBSD can best be visualized as a vast desert full of
> committers who are totally lost.
Yes, and their means of communication is about as advanced as a pair of
empty pea cans connected with a piece of string. For reasons that escape
me we call that email ;)
Wilko Bulte wilko at FreeBSD.org
More information about the cvs-all