bproc 2.0.2 vs. 2.2.18
Erik Arjan Hendriks
Mon, 11 Dec 2000 20:36:45 -0500
On Mon, Dec 11, 2000 at 01:38:08PM -0500, Rob Latham wrote:
> I'm applying bproc to 2.2.18. For the most part it goes smoothly:
> with two easy-to-fix rejects and one hard-to-fix reject (which i'm
> asking about now)
> The bproc patch tries to patch the kernel_thread() function in
> include/asm-alpha/unistd.h . That function does not exist anymore.
> I'm primarily concerned with making an x86 kernel, so if i just ignore
> this patch, will all be ok?
That won't matter for x86. It obviously will on alpha though.
> I assume bproc development is still going on: any hints as to when
> 'mere mortals' might see a new version?
I expect that the current version of BProc will be ported to 2.2.18
pretty soon. I don't know when something newer and spiffier than that
will be around.
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