cvs commit: src/sys/kern kern_thr.c syscalls.master src/sys/sys

Alfred Perlstein alfred at
Mon Aug 20 11:31:00 PDT 2007

* Scott Long <scottl at> [070820 08:08] wrote:
> Having it as a loadable module that is essentially private to PC-BSD 
> (though open source, of course) will lead to questions of why Wine works
> in PC-BSD and not FreeBSD.  That's fine if your intention is to create
> a fork of FreeBSD, but I don't know if that's what you really want.

Honestly I think he wants to contribute to the project, but you
won't to punish him for it... I don't know why, it's not like you
but whatever.

I gave him a way to get around all the bs and continue with life,
no need to guilt trip him on it.


> Scott
> Kris Moore wrote:
> >The thought of a KLD hadn't occured to me actually. We are very close to 
> >releasing 1.4RC1 though, so it may be a bit to close to work that out at 
> >the moment. Tijl would probably be the one to ask about that though, since 
> >he's the one making all this come together :)
> >
> >However we will ship with the sys source on our disk 2, patch included. 
> >We'll just have to ensure we let users know when they do a csup to 
> >re-apply the wine patches manually. 
> >Sent via BlackBerry by AT&T
> >
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: Alfred Perlstein <alfred at>
> >
> >Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2007 02:30:09 
> >To:Kris Moore <krismoore at>
> >Cc:Robert Watson <rwatson at>, Scott Long 
> ><scottl at>,Daniel Eischen <deischen at>,Tijl Coosemans 
> ><tijl at>, David Xu <davidxu at>,wine-freebsd at, 
> >Xin LI <delphij at>,src-committers at, 
> >cvs-src at,cvs-all at
> >Subject: Re: cvs commit: src/sys/kern kern_thr.c syscalls.master 
> >src/sys/sys
> >
> >
> >* Kris Moore <krismoore at> [070819 08:50] wrote:
> >>Even if you decide to only add this new functionality to FreeBSD 7.x, 
> >>that's fine with us. Our next release of PC-BSD will be our last based 
> >>on FreeBSD 6.x before moving to 7. We're committed to shipping with the 
> >>patch Tijl wrote, since the improvements to Wine with it are night and 
> >>day. Of course if you roll this into the tree, all the better since I 
> >>won't have to spend the next 6 months to a year reminding users that 
> >>when they update world, they have to apply the Wine patch first ;-)
> >
> >Kris, I support the patch.
> >
> >That said, have you toyed with implementing this as a kld that
> >you can ship with your code?
> >

- Alfred Perlstein

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