Will these new features make it into 7.0?
tiffany.snyder at gmail.com
Sun Apr 1 05:52:38 UTC 2007
On 3/31/07, Chuck Swiger <cswiger at mac.com> wrote:
> Harrison Grundy wrote:
> > Tiffany Snyder wrote:
> >> Kris,
> >> would you be able to elaborate more on why DTrace has ben
> >> suspended due to non-technical reasons - basically what the issue? I
> >> seen a few from -current offering to help. I just saw another email on
> >> this very topic on the OpenSolaris dtrace mailing list.
> >> Tiffany.
> > As I understand it, its an issue with some of Sun's header files, and
> > the CDDL.
> > I'm working on a clean re-implimentation of these, but there's currently
> > no ETA on when this will be accomplished, or even if this will be
> > sufficent.
> Has anyone asked Sun whether they would dual-license the needed header files
> under a BSD-friendly license? Or whether they would publish the APIs via an
> RFC so that you could easily re-implement against that as a published spec?
> Sun's released lots of things like XDR and NFS via RFCs, so it's at least not
> unprecedented. :-)
> Anyone know Casper Dik well?
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