HEADSUP usb2 (usb4bsd) to become default in 2 weeks.

Garrett Cooper yanefbsd at gmail.com
Tue Dec 23 22:27:09 UTC 2008

On Dec 23, 2008, at 12:12, Doug Barton <dougb at FreeBSD.org> wrote:

> Sam Leffler wrote:
>> I'll offer a different POV.  I think we should switch ASAP and  
>> resolve
>> open issues (so long as the old code is kept around for folks to fall
>> back on).  We cannot ship 8.0 w/ 2 stacks and delaying the inevitable
>> will only leave unknown issues closer to the release date and
>> potentially delay/extend the release process.
> I agree with Sam completely on this point.
> While I think that the semi-recent move to a model of -current being
> "stable" (in the sense of compiles/runs almost all of the time) is a
> welcome one, I think that there are times when we need to bite the
> bullet and move forward. Whatever issues that remain in the new code
> will not get fixed faster by delaying the switch.
> The fact that the old stack will remain as an option for those who
> absolutely must have it makes this decision a no-brainer.
> Doug

I agree with Sam and Doug; the better exposure this changeset can get,  
the better it will be for everyone in the long run. Just be sure to  
clearly mark known issues in UPDATING :).


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