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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
PostgreSQL 9.3 beta: Federated databases and more
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(Nearly) full tickless operation in 3.10
Again, the decision had positive consequences: but maybe you don't care
about the existence of the Objective C and (IIRC) C++ frontends. Some of
Posted Oct 25, 2006 23:36 UTC (Wed) by viro (subscriber, #7872)
Note that "your library is a derivative of my library, you get to
play nice wrt license" is entirely different kind of story. But
in that respect GPL is not something special - e.g. LGPL would
have the same effect.
If anything, I would expect any losses to be in weird backends for
embedded CPUs from hell, but considering the usual quality (and
bitrot rate) of those I'm not sure that I'd call it a loss... BTW,
ought to recheck if patches from FRV tree had finally got merged
into -HEAD; the last I've heard was "4.3 might be able to recognize
FRV-specific constraints in the kernel; it's too late for 4.2"...
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