[Python-Dev] http://bugs.python.org/issue2240

Tennessee Leeuwenburg tleeuwenburg at gmail.com
Wed Apr 8 12:57:07 CEST 2009

On Wed, Apr 8, 2009 at 3:55 PM, Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven <
asmodai at in-nomine.org> wrote:

> -On [20090408 05:24], Tennessee Leeuwenburg (tleeuwenburg at gmail.com)
> wrote:
> >It seems like the bug relates only to an older version of a 'weird'
> >operating system <ducks> and could perhaps be left unfixed without causing
> >anyone any problems.
> Being one of the FreeBSD guys I'll throw peanuts at you. :P
> In any case, 6.3 is from early 2008 and 6.4 is from November 2008. The
> 6-STABLE branch is still open and a lot of users are still tracking this.
> However, the main focus is 7 and with 8 looming on the horizon. And FreeBSD
> 7 does away with libc_r and uses a whole different model for its threading.
> Are the tests going ok there? If so, then I shouldn't worry about the 6
> branch.


Thanks for your input. I've done the paper shuffling so someone else can
pick up the FreeBSD cleanup job as a new issue...

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