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Re: Time for another round of releases

From: Samuel Thibault
Subject: Re: Time for another round of releases
Date: Tue, 4 Oct 2016 12:30:16 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21+34 (58baf7c9f32f) (2010-12-30)

Svante Signell, on Tue 04 Oct 2016 12:27:12 +0200, wrote:
> On Sun, 2016-10-02 at 18:54 +0200, Justus Winter wrote:
> > it is October, therefore, it is time for a new set of releases :)
> > 
> > I'll be going over the changes and update the NEWS files as usual, but
> > feel free to beat me to that.  Also, if anyone has some pet patches or
> > fixes that would be nice to include, feel free to speak up or send
> > patches.
> > 
> > Personally, I'd love to include Shengyu Zhang's work on xattrs, so I'm
> > going to see whether I can weed out the remaining issues in time.  Also,
> > I have a cleanup patch for Mach.
> > 
> > I'm afraid there haven't been any commits for MIG.  Does anyone have a
> > patch for it?  If not, are we going to make an release anyway, to keep
> > the version numbers in sync with GNU Mach?
> Is it possible to make a release of Hurd until mlockall/munlockall is
> implemented? From what I understand these functions are needed to build Hurd 
> on
> top of glibc2.24.

Yes, but our current glibc tree is based on glibc 2.22, as guix needs

> Additionally, maybe we should make the effort of merging file record locking
> support in Hurd/glibc? I've been adding those patches locally for years now
> without hiccups.

In my memory I had made questions and remarks which hadn't been answered
so far.


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