FreeBSD's problems as seen by the BSDForen.de community
freebsd-lists-erik at erikosterholm.org
Thu Jan 10 08:33:04 PST 2008
On Thu, Jan 10, 2008 at 11:56:15PM +0900, Adrian Chadd wrote:
> On 10/01/2008, Dominic Fandrey <kamikaze at bsdforen.de> wrote:
> This is the thing though. Its working for the developers, its not
> working for the users, so how do you think it'll get fixed?
> > The second big problem is the handling of regressions. PRs remain
> > unanswered or the reporters are told that the regressions they
> > report do not exist. Some of our members have even suffered the
> > experience that they developed a patch, but it simply was ignored
> > or turned down for the reason that it was a "Linux solution".
> > Especially frustrating for those among us who have never looked at
> > Linux code.
> Whats the PR number?
I'm coming in in the middle of this thread, but here's one from July
No one from the FreeBSD community ever responded on it. I thought
that I'd even suggested removing the driver entirely, due to this
showstopping bug, and removing its listing as compatible, but now I
can't find an archived reference, so maybe it was in my head.
I love FreeBSD, and I used it on a daily basis, but there's an
example, if you're genuinely interested.
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