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Re: GSoC 2013

From: Mindaugas Rasiukevicius <rmind@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 6 Apr 2013 18:40:40 +0100

John Marino <dragonflybsd@marino.st> wrote:
> Mainly I was basing this on the fact that NetBSD 6.1 hasn't been 
> released.  People don't use Release Candidates in production.  It's also 
> logical to expect that with 6.1 will come a lot of use, and that will 
> reveal some issues that the developers didn't discover.  Maybe NPF is 
> rock solid out of the gates, and that would be quite an accomplishment, 
> but it doesn't have a "CV" yet.
> I think you understand that I'm not trying to offend.  It would be great 
> for DragonFly if NFP works on it, and I wouldn't be surprised that an 
> attempt to make this happen occurs when NPF is proven.  If we had a 
> bigger team, then maybe this attempt would have happened by now.

Sure.  I can just encourage you or others to try it first.  Note that
NPF was released with NetBSD 6.0, so the upcoming 6.1 release actually
contains many bug fixes, as well as major improvements.


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