[Pkg-gauche-devel] Bug#561203: threads and fork on machine with VIPT-WB cache

dann frazier dannf at debian.org
Fri Jun 4 05:21:06 UTC 2010

On Fri, Jun 04, 2010 at 10:03:07AM +0900, NIIBE Yutaka wrote:
> Modestas Vainius wrote:
>>> Note that Debian's buildds run a UP kernel, so as soon as those fixes
>>> go upstream we can pull them in. Thanks for all your work here!
>> Well, as long as this is unfixed or at least "common", I don't see how hppa
>> can be considered to be a release arch. Is that UP patch available somewhere?
> My case and my analysis talked about UP kernel, and John David Anglin
> made a patch:
> 	http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=561203#144
> After that, the discussion went to SMP cases.
> It would be better to evaluate the patch again, and make sure it works
> for UP case and fix failures of buildd, then apply for Linux in Debian
> (only) for HPPA.
> I know that the patch is not that ideal because it touches
> architecture independent part of Linux, but it is worth for Linux in
> Debian (or Linux for the HPPA machine of buildd, at least).

I'm happy to test the patch if necessary to help push this change
upstream. However, we do need the change to go upstream before we can
include it in the Debian kernel.

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