warning of pending commit attempt.

Julian Elischer julian at elischer.org
Tue Feb 26 22:37:28 UTC 2008


Kris Kennaway wrote:
> Julian Elischer wrote:
>> Andre Oppermann wrote:
>>> Brooks Davis wrote:
>>>> On Mon, Feb 25, 2008 at 08:44:56PM -0800, Julian Elischer wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> At some stage in the next few weeks I will be trying to commit
>>>>> Marco Zec's vimage code to -current. (only 'trying' not
>>>>> for technical reasons, but political).
>>> ...
>>>>> Why now?
>>>>>  The code is in a shape where teh compiled out version of hte 
>>>>> system is stable. In the compiled in version, it is functional
>>>>> enough to provide nearly all of what people want. It needs people 
>>>>> with other interests to adapt it to their purposes and use it so 
>>>>> that it can become a solid product for future releases.
>>>>
>>>> The website has a snapshot with a date over a month old and many
>>>> comments about unstable interfaces.  I've seen zero reports of
>>>> substantial testing...
>>>
>>> What about locking and SMP scalability?  Any new choke points?
>>
>> not that I've seen.
> 
> That's a less than resounding endorsement :)

do the 10Gb ethernet adapters have any major problems?
are you willing to answer "no"?
should we then rip them from the tree?

I'm saying "this is work in progress" It seems stable and useful.
until we can get more than 6 people running it we won't know more.


> 
> Kris
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