[HEADSUP] IPX and NWFS to be killed in -current.
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Mon Dec 6 09:03:37 PST 2004
In message <Pine.NEB.3.96L.1041206165120.74271A-100000 at fledge.watson.org>, Robe
rt Watson writes:
>> We are aiming 6.X at production readiness around start of 2006.
>> By that time IPX and NWFS are not really interesting and nobody seems to
>> be interested in doing the SMPng work on them.
>I'm not necessarily opposed to removing IPX/SPX on the basis that it
>is hardly a mainstream protocol component anymore, but I think it's
>probably not accurate to say that no one is interested in doing the
>locking work for the IPX parts (since I'm working on it :-).
That's cool, but there are so many other things I'd rather want to see
you spend your time on.
Despite what people have said, I still think that will not be able to
stand by and support the IPX/NWFS things from 2006 until 2007-2008.
Do we even know if it works in 5.3 ?
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