HEADSUP: ibcs2 and svr4 compat headed for history

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sun Jun 27 14:00:09 PDT 2004

In message <200406271841.08596.michaelnottebrock at gmx.net>, Michael Nottebrock w

>> No, I am not able to maintain the moduls because i am not a good enough
>> programmer. If that would be the case i would have adapted the stallion
>> stl driver.
>In that case, you have to make yourself (and your customers, by proxy) heard.
>If you don't complain loud enough, nobody will know that you depend on this

Well, yes, making sure we know what bits are in use out there is
always a good idea, but it is not enough to get things to stick
around in the long run.

That takes developer mind-share, and that seems to be pretty universally
absent for ibcs2 and svr4.

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