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From: Kent Fredric <kentfredric@...>
Subject: Re: Re: [RFC] Improve policy of stabilizations
Date: Sat, 7 Nov 2009 05:00:12 +1300
<br><br><div class="gmail_quote">On Sat, Nov 7, 2009 at 3:18 AM, Nirbheek Chauhan <span dir="ltr">&lt;<a href="mailto:nirbheek@g.o">nirbheek@g.o</a>&gt;</span> wrote:<br><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); padding-left: 1ex;">
<div class="im">On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 1:42 AM, Petteri Räty &lt;<a href="mailto:betelgeuse@g.o">betelgeuse@g.o</a>&gt; wrote:<br>
&gt; In the past when smaller arches were not that active we used to mark<br>
&gt; Java packages stable after testing by at least one arch team. The<br>
&gt; probability to find arch specific issues in something like Java is not<br>
&gt; so high so I think arrangements like this are acceptable when the arch<br>
&gt; teams have problems keeping up.<br>
&gt;<br>
<br>
</div>I think the same should be extended to other languages such as Perl<br>
and Python (unless they have portions which are C/C++)<br>
<font color="#888888"><br>
</font></blockquote><div> </div><div>You can&#39;t really, although Perl has a vm of sorts,  the per-arch differences that occur as a side effect of endianness, different floating point/integer math ( 32bit vs 64bit ) , and all those differences impact code.<br>
<br>and XS modules of course, they&#39;re prone to everything C is prone to.<br></div></div><br>-- <br>Kent <br><br>perl -e  &quot;print substr( \&quot;edrgmaM  SPA NOcomil.ic\\@tfrken\&quot;, \$_ * 3, 3 ) for ( 9,8,0,7,1,6,5,4,3,2 );&quot;<br>
<br><a href="http://kent-fredric.fox.geek.nz">http://kent-fredric.fox.geek.nz</a><br>
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