[RFC] SysV SHM on 64-bit platforms

Daniel Eischen deischen at freebsd.org
Mon Jan 21 13:10:09 PST 2008

On Mon, 21 Jan 2008, David Schultz wrote:

> On Mon, Jan 21, 2008, Jung-uk Kim wrote:
>> On Saturday 19 January 2008 07:13 am, David Schultz wrote:
>>> For 8-CURRENT, I'd say go ahead and fix it and add the syscall
>>> compat goop. Then I guess backport it to 7-STABLE after a while if
>>> nothing important breaks and nobody has any objections to that
>>> plan.
>> Well, since the policy is 'no seat belt for -CURRENT', I think that is
>> aceptable, too.
> Right, but you need the compat shims to avoid breaking the ABI
> when 8.0 is released anyway.

The compat shims should be committed at the same time as
the actual change so that applications built on [4-7].x
will continue to work.


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