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    1: # Hackathon 16
    2: 
    3: The 16th NetBSD hackathon will be run from February 10th to February 12th.
    4: Our goal is fixing all the bugs that needs fixing to get
    5: [[NetBSD-current|http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/current/]] ready for the
    6: creation of the NetBSD 6.0 release branch.
    7: 
    8: Join us on the IRC channel #netbsd-code on freenode (irc.freenode.net).
    9: Just join, have a look around and ask your questions or what work needs to
   10: be done.
   11: 
   12: ## Primary goals
   13: 
   14: We want NetBSD 6.0 to be the best NetBSD release ever. There are already
   15: a lot of great features in it:
   16: 
   17: * Improved kernel performance and scalibity
   18: * New kernel module framework with automatic module loading
   19: * Logic Volume Manager
   20: * NetBSD Packet Filter
   21: * Xen SMP support
   22: * Flash file-system CHFS
   23: * Automated Regression Testing
   24: * Improved FUSE support
   25: * Updated Linux emulation
   26: * GCC 4.5.3
   27: * Updated X.org X11 distribution
   28: * SMTP authentication client built into Postfix (now version 2.8.7)
   29: * New and enhanced drivers
   30: * ... and many other features
   31: 
   32: To make sure that NetBSD users get the best possible experience of
   33: the new release we would like to fix as many as possible of the
   34: following bugs:
   35: 
   36: Critical bugs:
   37: 
   38: * [[PR 45677|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45677]]: The stress_killer test sometimes does
   39: * [[PR 45708|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45708]]: Unable to read big files from large FFSv2 (12TB), ls out of swap
   40: * [[PR 44788|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/44788]]: mlock(2) panic
   41: * [[PR 45187|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45187]]: select(2) sometimes doesn't wakeup
   42: * [[PR 45833|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45833]]: occasional crash of 5.99.59: SPL NOT LOWERED ON TRAP EXIT
   43: 
   44: Important bugs:
   45: 
   46: * [[PR 38670|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/38670]]: ^Z does not seems to suspend programs that vfork'ed and wait.
   47: * [[PR 38965|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/38965]]: ktrace locking issue
   48: * [[PR 39420|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/39420]]: stopped processes can hold locks
   49: * [[PR 42663|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/42663]]: lwp_exit() might race with lwp_free()
   50: * [[PR 44658|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/44658]]: spurious chroot escape warning
   51: * [[PR 34735|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/34735]]: diagnostic assertion failed genfs_vnops.c 1123
   52: * [[PR 38760|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/38760]]: umount -f /usr panics the system
   53: * [[PR 39548|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/39548]]: kernel debugging assertion "(vp->v_flag & VONWORKLST)" failed
   54: * [[PR 30525|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/30525]]: remounting ffs read-only (mount -ur) does not sync metadata
   55: * [[PR 39264|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/39264]]: newfs can create a filesystem with > 2^31 inodes, which doesn't work (?)
   56: * [[PR 40562|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/40562]]: busy loop in ffs_sync when unmounting a file system
   57: * [[PR 41013|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/41013]]: netbsd5-rc2 crash (kernel diagnostic assertion "vp->v_usecount == 1" failed)
   58: * [[PR 39371|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/39371]]: wapbl should allow mounting "/" even if journal is hosed
   59: * [[PR 39609|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/39609]]: wapbl "replaying log to disk" message is potentially misleading
   60: * [[PR 32318|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/32318]]: NFS client or server hang
   61: * [[PR 39385|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/39385]]: unmounting ptyfs with busy ptys causes deadlock in vrele
   62: * [[PR 40388|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/40388]]: IPv6 incompatibility with pre-5.99.6 binary
   63: * [[PR 38078|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/38078]]: IPFilter lacks documentation almost completely
   64: * [[PR 38457|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/38457]]: ipf doesn't handle IPv6 fragments
   65: * [[PR 39066|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/39066]]: Tty settings mangled.
   66: * [[PR 4029|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/4029]]: Register usage doesn't comply with SPARC ABI
   67: * [[PR 44705|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/44705]]: libc violates sparc ABI by using %g7
   68: * [[PR 38540|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/38540]]: recent i386 GENERIC kernel cannot boot with VIA chipset
   69: * [[PR 38643|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/38643]]: (dM) st tape drive loses data
   70: * [[PR 39305|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/39305]]: loops through gre(4) cause a hang or crash
   71: * [[PR 42420|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/42420]]: $ORIGIN undefined on NetBSD
   72: * [[PR 40066|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/40066]]: gcc -O1 generates wrong code in loop optimize
   73: * [[PR 40468|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/40468]]: Optimizer bug suspected -- porting devel/libffi to NetBSD/powerpc
   74: * [[PR 30756|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/30756]]: gdb not usable for live debugging of threaded programs
   75: * [[PR 41936|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/41936]]: gdb does not work for threaded programs on sparc64
   76: * [[PR 41208|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/41208]]: objcopy -S -O binary aborts w/ BFD internal error
   77: * [[PR 41127|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/41127]]: Update/improve newfs docs regarding raw devices
   78: * [[PR 45762|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45762]]: ntpd default config violates pool.ntp.org policy
   79: * [[PR 40346|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/40346]]: libexpat should be in base.tgz
   80: * [[PR 9582|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/9582]]: sysinst doesn't allow source or pkgsrc installation
   81: * [[PR 38571|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/38571]]: sysinst runs "postinstall fix"
   82: * [[PR 12769|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/12769]]: clarify the upgrade notes for when the sets are on /usr
   83: * [[PR 43314|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/43314]]: pc relative relocations are "off by 1*size" on vax
   84: * [[PR 44159|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/44159]]: startx (xinit) fails
   85: * [[PR 45153|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45153]]: there should be a build.sh target for building live images
   86: * [[PR 45155|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45155]]: there are no usb-stick installer images
   87: * [[PR 45439|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45439]]: gcc generates out-of-range branch insn for m68k
   88: * [[PR 45573|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45573]]: internal compiler error when building f2c on sparc64
   89: * [[PR 45620|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45620]]: MAKEDEV failures remains unoticed in miniroot build
   90: * [[PR 45628|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45628]]: acpicpu(4) changes between 5.99.55 and 5.99.56 break amd64
   91: * [[PR 45816|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45816]]: Screen corruption in German sysinst install
   92: * [[PR 45854|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45854]]: vnode clean list corruption?

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