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 # Hackathon 16  # Hackathon 16
   
 The 16th NetBSD hackathon will be run from February 10th to February 12th.  The 16th NetBSD hackathon *is running until February 12th*.
 Our goal is fixing all the bugs that need fixing to get  Our goal is fixing all the bugs that need fixing to get
 [[NetBSD-current|http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/current/]] ready for the  [[NetBSD-current|http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/current/]] ready for the
 creation of the NetBSD 6.0 release branch.  creation of the NetBSD 6.0 release branch.
Line 14  be done. Line 14  be done.
 We want NetBSD 6.0 to be the best NetBSD release ever. There are already  We want NetBSD 6.0 to be the best NetBSD release ever. There are already
 a lot of great features in it:  a lot of great features in it:
   
 * Improved kernel performance and scalibity  * Improved kernel performance and scalability
 * New kernel module framework with automatic module loading  * New kernel module framework with automatic module loading
 * Logic Volume Manager  * Logical Volume Manager
 * NetBSD Packet Filter  * NetBSD Packet Filter
 * Xen SMP support  * Xen SMP support
 * Flash file-system CHFS  * Flash file-system CHFS
Line 29  a lot of great features in it: Line 29  a lot of great features in it:
 * New and enhanced drivers  * New and enhanced drivers
 * ... and many other features  * ... and many other features
   
 To make sure that NetBSD users get the best possible experience of  To make sure that NetBSD users get the best possible experience of the
 the new release we would like to fix as many as possible of the  new release we would like to fix as many as possible of the following
 following bugs. If you are able to fix these bugs by supplying patches  bugs. If you are able to help us to fix these bugs by supplying
 or testing fixes please consider to participate.  patches or testing fixes please consider to participate.  We are also
 We are also in need of people to supply documentation fixes, preferably  in need of people to supply documentation fixes, preferably in the
 in the form of patches.  Release notes and/or manual pages!  form of patches.  Release notes and/or manual pages!
   
 Critical bugs:  Critical bugs:
   
Line 59  Important bugs: Line 59  Important bugs:
 * [[PR 40562|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/40562]]: busy loop in ffs_sync when unmounting a file system  * [[PR 40562|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/40562]]: busy loop in ffs_sync when unmounting a file system
 * [[PR 41013|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/41013]]: netbsd5-rc2 crash (kernel diagnostic assertion "vp->v_usecount == 1" failed)  * [[PR 41013|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/41013]]: netbsd5-rc2 crash (kernel diagnostic assertion "vp->v_usecount == 1" failed)
 * [[PR 39371|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/39371]]: wapbl should allow mounting "/" even if journal is hosed  * [[PR 39371|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/39371]]: wapbl should allow mounting "/" even if journal is hosed
 * [[PR 39609|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/39609]]: wapbl "replaying log to disk" message is potentially misleading  * fixed <s>[[PR 39609|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/39609]]: wapbl "replaying log to disk" message is potentially misleading</s>
 * [[PR 32318|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/32318]]: NFS client or server hang  * fixed <s>[[PR 32318|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/32318]]: NFS client or server hang</s>
 * [[PR 39385|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/39385]]: unmounting ptyfs with busy ptys causes deadlock in vrele  * [[PR 39385|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/39385]]: unmounting ptyfs with busy ptys causes deadlock in vrele
 * [[PR 40388|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/40388]]: IPv6 incompatibility with pre-5.99.6 binary  * [[PR 40388|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/40388]]: IPv6 incompatibility with pre-5.99.6 binary
 * [[PR 38078|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/38078]]: IPFilter lacks documentation almost completely  * [[PR 38078|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/38078]]: IPFilter lacks documentation almost completely
 * [[PR 38457|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/38457]]: ipf doesn't handle IPv6 fragments  * [[PR 38457|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/38457]]: ipf doesn't handle IPv6 fragments
 * [[PR 39066|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/39066]]: Tty settings mangled.  * [[PR 39066|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/39066]]: Tty settings mangled.
 * [[PR 4029|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/4029]]: Register usage doesn't comply with SPARC ABI  * [[PR 4029|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/4029]]: Register usage doesn't comply with SPARC ABI
 * [[PR 44705|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/44705]]: libc violates sparc ABI by using %g7  
 * [[PR 38540|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/38540]]: recent i386 GENERIC kernel cannot boot with VIA chipset  * [[PR 38540|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/38540]]: recent i386 GENERIC kernel cannot boot with VIA chipset
 * [[PR 38643|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/38643]]: (dM) st tape drive loses data  * [[PR 38643|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/38643]]: (dM) st tape drive loses data
 * [[PR 39305|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/39305]]: loops through gre(4) cause a hang or crash  * [[PR 39305|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/39305]]: loops through gre(4) cause a hang or crash
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 * [[PR 41936|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/41936]]: gdb does not work for threaded programs on sparc64  * [[PR 41936|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/41936]]: gdb does not work for threaded programs on sparc64
 * [[PR 41208|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/41208]]: objcopy -S -O binary aborts w/ BFD internal error  * [[PR 41208|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/41208]]: objcopy -S -O binary aborts w/ BFD internal error
 * [[PR 41127|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/41127]]: Update/improve newfs docs regarding raw devices  * [[PR 41127|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/41127]]: Update/improve newfs docs regarding raw devices
 * [[PR 45762|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45762]]: ntpd default config violates pool.ntp.org policy  
 * [[PR 40346|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/40346]]: libexpat should be in base.tgz  * [[PR 40346|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/40346]]: libexpat should be in base.tgz
 * [[PR 9582|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/9582]]: sysinst doesn't allow source or pkgsrc installation  * [[PR 9582|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/9582]]: sysinst doesn't allow source or pkgsrc installation
 * [[PR 38571|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/38571]]: sysinst runs "postinstall fix"  * [[PR 38571|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/38571]]: sysinst runs "postinstall fix"
 * [[PR 12769|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/12769]]: clarify the upgrade notes for when the sets are on /usr  * [[PR 12769|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/12769]]: clarify the upgrade notes for when the sets are on /usr
 * [[PR 43314|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/43314]]: pc relative relocations are "off by 1*size" on vax  * [[PR 43314|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/43314]]: pc relative relocations are "off by 1*size" on vax
 * [[PR 44159|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/44159]]: startx (xinit) fails  * [[PR 44159|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/44159]]: startx (xinit) fails
 * [[PR 45153|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45153]]: there should be a build.sh target for building live images  
 * [[PR 45155|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45155]]: there are no usb-stick installer images  * [[PR 45155|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45155]]: there are no usb-stick installer images
 * [[PR 45439|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45439]]: gcc generates out-of-range branch insn for m68k  * [[PR 45439|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45439]]: gcc generates out-of-range branch insn for m68k
 * [[PR 45573|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45573]]: internal compiler error when building f2c on sparc64  * [[PR 45573|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45573]]: internal compiler error when building f2c on sparc64
Line 93  Important bugs: Line 90  Important bugs:
 * [[PR 45628|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45628]]: acpicpu(4) changes between 5.99.55 and 5.99.56 break amd64  * [[PR 45628|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45628]]: acpicpu(4) changes between 5.99.55 and 5.99.56 break amd64
 * [[PR 45816|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45816]]: Screen corruption in German sysinst install  * [[PR 45816|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45816]]: Screen corruption in German sysinst install
 * [[PR 45854|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45854]]: vnode clean list corruption?  * [[PR 45854|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45854]]: vnode clean list corruption?
   * [[PR 45974|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45974]]: kernfs mount point directory listing is empty
   
 Should be fixed:  Should be fixed:
   
Line 154  Should be fixed: Line 152  Should be fixed:
   
 It would also be nice to fix the following bugs:  It would also be nice to fix the following bugs:
   
   * (no PR): dump, restore, tar, cpio, scp, sftp, rcp do not copy extended attributes
 * [[PR 2512|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/2512]]: fuword() definition problem  * [[PR 2512|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/2512]]: fuword() definition problem
 * [[PR 28448|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/28448]]: stackable filesystems locking breakage when looking up DOTDOT  * [[PR 28448|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/28448]]: stackable filesystems locking breakage when looking up DOTDOT
 * [[PR 32367|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/32367]]: umount -f deadlock  * [[PR 32367|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/32367]]: umount -f deadlock
Line 204  It would also be nice to fix the followi Line 203  It would also be nice to fix the followi
 * [[PR 41049|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/41049]]: usermod -g =uid testuser does not create group as indicated by man page  * [[PR 41049|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/41049]]: usermod -g =uid testuser does not create group as indicated by man page
 * [[PR 41526|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/41526]]: re-support /usr/bin/vi's -F option  * [[PR 41526|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/41526]]: re-support /usr/bin/vi's -F option
 * [[PR 43839|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/43839]]: vi can't resize in -current  * [[PR 43839|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/43839]]: vi can't resize in -current
 * [[PR 45006|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45006]]: nvi gives nonsense error when TERM environment variable unset  * fixed in HEAD in 2009 <s>[[PR 45006|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45006]]: nvi gives nonsense error when TERM environment variable unset<s>
 * [[PR 5034|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/5034]]: the num lock light doesn't change when switching to X (also, 9127)  * [[PR 5034|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/5034]]: the num lock light doesn't change when switching to X (also, 9127)
 * [[PR 9127|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/9127]]: CapsLock not properly handled between virtual consoles with X (also, 5034)  * [[PR 9127|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/9127]]: CapsLock not properly handled between virtual consoles with X (also, 5034)
 * [[PR 42569|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/42569]]: Please import xf86-input-usbtablet driver from OpenBSD xenocara  * [[PR 42569|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/42569]]: Please import xf86-input-usbtablet driver from OpenBSD xenocara
Line 217  It would also be nice to fix the followi Line 216  It would also be nice to fix the followi
 * [[PR 35538|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/35538]]: sysinst duplicates hostname on upgrade  * [[PR 35538|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/35538]]: sysinst duplicates hostname on upgrade
 * [[PR 39352|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/39352]]: sysinst enhancement suggestion: file browser  * [[PR 39352|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/39352]]: sysinst enhancement suggestion: file browser
 * [[PR 13532|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/13532]]: the HTML generated for INSTALL.html is atrocious  * [[PR 13532|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/13532]]: the HTML generated for INSTALL.html is atrocious
   

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