Patch for 'zfs send -R' core dump (pr bin/130105)
hartzell at alerce.com
Thu Feb 19 16:44:46 PST 2009
Pawel Jakub Dawidek writes:
> On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 07:11:14PM +0100, Roman Divacky wrote:
> > btw.... I track the opensolaris hg at work and there's a quite a few commits
> > to zfs (almost) every week. fixing coredumps and other problems.
> > maybe we can track the opensolaris a little closer?
> It is beeing tracked very close, I'd say, in perforce
> The problem is that trivial fixes are mixed with very intrusive changes,
> so it is too risky to track it even in HEAD (I'm running HEAD on my
> ZFS-only laptop!). OpenSolaris development is also very different from
> FreeBSD's. We use to describe every single change very carefully in
> commit logs, where OpenSolaris commits are based only on bug number and
> bug descriptions. Many changes are committed at once, so it is hard to
> pick only some changes.
Is it possible for fixes like the one that I posted to get merged into
-CURRENT w/out waiting for your next mega-relase?
On the one hand it would be very useful, on the other I can imagine
that if it happens too often it would make your life difficult.
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