Freeze with 10.0 and VirtualBox {4.1.4|4.1.6|4.1.51r38464}

Bernhard Froehlich decke at
Tue Dec 6 12:51:50 UTC 2011

On 06.12.2011 12:00, Andriy Gapon wrote:
> on 06/12/2011 11:40 Bernhard Froehlich said the following:
>> On 06.12.2011 10:08, Andriy Gapon wrote:
>>> on 06/12/2011 02:08 Alan Cox said the following:
>>>> The right thing to do is to MFC vm_page_alloc_contig().  It 
>>>> shouldn't be that
>>>> hard to merge it.
>>> Ah, but we want to be able to run virtualbox on the past releases 
>>> too.
>> Which releases are we talking about here? VirtualBox was always 
>> deprecating
>> older FreeBSD releases much faster than our Security EOL so if we 
>> focus on latest
>> 8.x and >= 9.0 I think it should be okay.
>> We have already deprecated 7.x because of some other problems with 
>> the userland
>> bits so we can forget about 7.x completely. What is left is 8.1 and 
>> 8.2 and both
>> are EOL until mid 2012. So if is possible to get it merged in time 
>> for 8.3 and
>> 9.1 (if needed) we should be fine.
> So we would just say "screw you" to people who stick to e.g. 8.2 at
> the moment? :)

No. We currently have the last 2 virtualbox major versions in the ports 
tree so
if we decide to do such an incompatible change we always have the older 
around for 8.2 users for about the next year.

Bernhard Froehlich

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