adam at adamretter.eclipse.co.uk
Thu Mar 30 17:35:43 UTC 2006
Who attacked him, can we not give them a kicking ;-)
On Thu, 2006-03-30 at 08:37 -0800, Chris wrote:
> I feel as Tarasov Alexey. This would be a terrible loss to anyone
> who currently, or in the future; uses FreeBSD. I *dearly* hope that
> you can reconcile this issue and not leave.
> All the best to you.
> Quoting Tarasov Alexey <lexa at wincmd.ru>:
> > Please, don't leave us, David!
> > Best regards,
> > Tarasov Alexey.
> > David Xu wrote:
> >> Hi everyone,
> >> I will go away today due to some unpleasant person attack to me, in
> >> the past,
> >> I have made lots of work in FreeBSD threading work, this includes kernel
> >> threading in earlier stage and thread libraries later, and gdb support for
> >> these new thread libraries from kernel to userland everywhere, spent lots
> >> of time to work in libpthread, and later make libthr to be best
> >> performance library for mysql and possible other applications
> >> developed on Linux and make it run on most platforms we current
> >> support.
> >> because the work load was large, I admit I have made some coding
> >> mistakes which some people think it is serious while other don't think so,
> >> I don't think it is not fixable, time goes and things will be fixed,
> >> think about FreeBSD comes from a 4.x which is ignorant about true
> >> kernel based thread, changing to current thread based kernel is
> >> really a painful thing to do, even with recently 6.1, I still have
> >> fixed lots of thread suspension race which I think is obscure, of
> >> course, my work does not stop on threading,
> >> recent, I also have added signal queue, POSIX message queue and timer,
> >> made AIO MP-safe, these are all work-in-progress, but I am sorry,
> >> the attack made to me is very harmful, I feel I can not recover from
> >> such disaster, working on FreeBSD is no longer fun. I will still use
> >> FreeBSD, but no
> >> contribution, current it is default OS I use in daily work from desktop to
> >> notebook.
> >> I wish FreeBSD will succeed as its 4.x versions did.
> >> Sincerely,
> >> David Xu
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