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Date:      Tue, 06 Jul 1999 10:35:26 +0200
From:      Marcel Moolenaar <marcel@scc.nl>
To:        David Schwartz <davids@webmaster.com>
Cc:        Julian Elischer <julian@whistle.com>, cvs-all@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: cvs commit: src/sys/i386/linux linux_misc.c
Message-ID:  <3781BFCE.4C73648F@scc.nl>
References:  <000001bec789$1b04a9d0$021d85d1@youwant.to>

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David Schwartz wrote:
> 
> > That's exactly why I hardcoded 2.0.36 as the release for know. I've got a
> > couple of things that could be put in the MIB, of which the
> > release is one.
> > Release 2.0.36 is the kernel release shipped in Red Hat 5.2, on which the
> > new ports are based. It's not an ad-hoc change :-)
> 
>         This will cause lots of Linux programs not to use 'poll', since poll wasn't
> supported in 2.0.36. That would be a bit of a shame.

The release info returned before the change really didn't make sense. Did
those problems use poll then?

Again, it's a temporary change for 2 reasons: 1) RH 6.0 is out 2) It
shouldn't be hardcoded.

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Marcel Moolenaar                                  mailto:marcel@scc.nl
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