HEADS UP: FreeBSD 6.4 and 8.0 EoLs coming soon

Vadim Goncharov vadim_nuclight at mail.ru
Tue Sep 7 10:38:30 UTC 2010

Hi Robert Watson! 

On Sun, 5 Sep 2010 11:47:29 +0100 (BST); Robert Watson wrote about 'Re: HEADS UP: FreeBSD 6.4 and 8.0 EoLs coming soon':

>>> It seems code exists :-)
>>> http://old.nabble.com/ISDN4BSD-on-8-current-td23919925.html
>>> 	ISDN4BSD package has been updated to compile on FreeBSD
>>> 	8-current
>>> 	http://www.selasky.org/hans_petter/isdn4bsd/
>>> Apparently needs massaging into main FreeBSD tree.
>> I agree that my I4B code should be re-written somewhat before committed. 
>> Possibly we should update the API's present too, to support IP-telephony 
>> aswell.
> Just to clarify things a little for those following it: the original I4B code 
> was removed for entirely practical reasons: it couldn't run without the Giant 
> lock, and support for the Giant lock over the network stack was removed.

But if it was used, removing a component just because of Giant lock is not
practical and is purely ideologic, isn't it?

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