svn commit: r191984 - in head/sys: cddl/contrib/opensolaris/uts/common/rpc modules/zfs

Doug Rabson dfr at
Tue May 12 19:21:20 UTC 2009

On 12 May 2009, at 20:16, Jung-uk Kim wrote:

> On Tuesday 12 May 2009 04:18 am, Doug Rabson wrote:
>> On 12 May 2009, at 09:16, Kip Macy wrote:
>>> On Tue, May 12, 2009 at 12:33 AM, Doug Rabson <dfr at>
> wrote:
>>>> On 12 May 2009, at 06:03, Kip Macy wrote:
>>>>> Here is the problem, FreeBSD is sloppy about 32-bit vs. 64-bit
>>>>> for xdr
>>>>> whereas in the kernel, Solaris is not.
>>>> I thought that XDR 'long' types were 32 bit regardless of
>>>> whether the platform was 32 or 64 bit. I'll have to read the
>>>> code again.
>>> I'm not familiar with XDR, so I might be in error. If you could
>>> reconcile the differences between Solaris and FreeBSD so that ZFS
>>> can use FreeBSD's XDR implementation I would greatly appreciate
>>> it.
>> I'll see what I can do. Thanks for taking the time to look at it.
> xdr in kernel is originally from Sun.  So, we have two versions of xdr
> from Sun with different license terms now, one from ancient rpcsrc
> distribution and one from OpenSolaris.  Interesting...
> Sorry, just thinking out loud... ;-)

Well hopefully we can end up with just from from ancient rpcsrc (and  
not CDDL).

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