[OpenAFS] Re: [OpenAFS-devel] Re: 1.6 and post-1.6 OpenAFS branch management and schedule

Russ Allbery rra@stanford.edu
Wed, 16 Jun 2010 11:21:04 -0700

Andrew Deason <adeason@sinenomine.net> writes:
> Russ Allbery <rra@stanford.edu> wrote:

>> * In the long term, we want to remove LWP and build all parts of
>>   OpenAFS against POSIX pthreads.  This has no time frame yet since it
>>   depends on other work that's not yet complete.  It obviously depends
>>   on completion of the pthreaded Ubik work, which I don't believe is
>>   in a state that's ready to recommend as of 1.6, so will continue to
>>   be optional in that release.

> While I agree, I feel compelled to note that there aren't any known
> issues with pthreaded ubik right now (it's been removed as a newsletter
> project since it's "done"). What's required is wider testing for it to
> be more 'ready', I think.

This makes me think we should enable it by default on master once we've
branched for 1.6.

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>