Re: Is OPROFILE actively maintained?

From: Chris Wedgwood
Date: Sun May 21 2006 - 16:56:39 EST

On Sun, May 21, 2006 at 04:49:47PM -0400, Dave Jones wrote:

> Part of the problem with EXPERIMENTAL is that it's been taken
> to mean all sorts of things over the years


> from "this isn't quite ready, but works"

ok for -mm perhaps, not mainline

> to "if you enable this, you're a lunatic".

suitable for neither -mm not mainline

> It's meant that pretty much everyone has to enable
> CONFIG_EXPERIMENTAL anyway for a kernel offering the features
> everyone has come to expect. As means of example, I'll bet there's
> no (or at least very few) distros that ship a kernel with

i don't see why we can't audit EXPERIMENTAL users and try to clarify
which ones are really needed over time though
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