Re: [Evolution-hackers] ipv6 patch
- From: Jeffrey Stedfast <fejj ximian com>
- To: Not Zed <notzed ximian com>
- Cc: evolution-hackers lists ximian com, David Malcolm <dmalcolm redhat com>, Frederic Crozat <fcrozat mandrakesoft com>
- Subject: Re: [Evolution-hackers] ipv6 patch
- Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2004 01:05:47 -0400
maybe, but we pretty much only care about linux and solaris and both of
those have it... so :)
On Thu, 2004-09-23 at 00:19, Not Zed wrote:
> FWIW this (the updated one) is now in 2.8 branch, and shlould be in
> head by the end of the day.
> I'm betting by the end of next week we'll have some ArcaneUnix 5.1
> portability bug reports, sigh.
> On Tue, 2004-09-21 at 10:06 +0800, Not Zed wrote:
> > Lads,
> > I was wondering if you could check the patch attached to:
> > http://bugzilla.ximian.com/show_bug.cgi?id=47821
> > Apparently there are some build issues on redhat 9 - i'm waiting for
> > dobey to mail me the error.
> > Some of the guys have been running it for a week or so with no
> > problems, so we're looking at putting it into 2.0.1 real soon now
> > and given its size and its portability issues, I wanted to make sure
> > we didn't hit an explosion of portability issues - although really
> > we're only concerned with modern distros at this point.
> > We're actually thinking of removing support for systems without
> > getaddrinfo entirely, the emulation code is always going to be a
> > pain to maintain and the redefinition of system structures prone to
> > portability issues (and i really don't want to have to abstract all
> > the structures behind camel- or e-versions).
> > Thanks,
> > Michael
> Michael Zucchi <notzed ximian com>
> "born to die, live to work, it's
> all downhill from here"
> Novell's Evolution and Free
> Software Developer
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