warning of pending commit attempt.

Harti Brandt hartmut.brandt at dlr.de
Wed Feb 27 07:52:34 UTC 2008

On Tue, 26 Feb 2008, Kip Macy wrote:

KM>On Tue, Feb 26, 2008 at 2:37 PM, Julian Elischer <julian at elischer.org> wrote:
KM>> Kris Kennaway wrote:
KM>>  > Julian Elischer wrote:
KM>>  >> Andre Oppermann wrote:
KM>>  >>> Brooks Davis wrote:
KM>>  >>>> On Mon, Feb 25, 2008 at 08:44:56PM -0800, Julian Elischer wrote:
KM>>  >>>>
KM>>  >>>>> At some stage in the next few weeks I will be trying to commit
KM>>  >>>>> Marco Zec's vimage code to -current. (only 'trying' not
KM>>  >>>>> for technical reasons, but political).
KM>>  >>> ...
KM>>  >>>>> Why now?
KM>>  >>>>>  The code is in a shape where teh compiled out version of hte
KM>>  >>>>> system is stable. In the compiled in version, it is functional
KM>>  >>>>> enough to provide nearly all of what people want. It needs people
KM>>  >>>>> with other interests to adapt it to their purposes and use it so
KM>>  >>>>> that it can become a solid product for future releases.
KM>>  >>>>
KM>>  >>>> The website has a snapshot with a date over a month old and many
KM>>  >>>> comments about unstable interfaces.  I've seen zero reports of
KM>>  >>>> substantial testing...
KM>>  >>>
KM>>  >>> What about locking and SMP scalability?  Any new choke points?
KM>>  >>
KM>>  >> not that I've seen.
KM>>  >
KM>>  > That's a less than resounding endorsement :)
KM>>  do the 10Gb ethernet adapters have any major problems?
KM>>  are you willing to answer "no"?
KM>>  should we then rip them from the tree?
KM>>  I'm saying "this is work in progress" It seems stable and useful.
KM>>  until we can get more than 6 people running it we won't know more.
KM>Given how long it has been since RELENG_7 branched - if its really a
KM>no-op when disabled,  I personally don't see it any issues with it.



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