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Re: (ITS#6669) SunOS4 LWP removal patch
> Full_Name: Douglas Leavitt
> Version: HEAD
> OS: OpenSolaris
> URL: http://cr.opensolaris.org/~djl/openldap-patch1/
> Submission from: (NULL) (126.96.36.199)
> This is part 1 of 3 proposed patches pertaining to ITS #6625
> (aka draft-zeilenga-ldap-c-api-concurrency support)
> As discussed on firstname.lastname@example.org, #6625 is to be split into 3
> distinct patches.
> This patch (#1) removes the SunOS 4 LWP threading API support from OpenLDAP.
> SunOS4 LWP support has not been supported by Sun (now Oracle) in over a decade.
> Sun's records indicate the last patch was made to the SunOS 4.1.4 patch gate
> code base in 1999. The last major reelase was SunOS 4.1.3U in 1993, 4.1.1 in
> 1990, and SunOS 3.5 in 1988. There are known to be a small number of Solaris 2.6
> and 2.7 systems still running, but Solaris 2.5.1 or earlier are statistically
> very rare. Side note, Sun stops providing any support for Solaris 2.7 on August
> 15, 2008.
> Realistically speaking this code has likely not been in use in almost 10 years,
> so it's removal should have no negative effect.
> IPR Notice
> This patch file is derived from OpenLDAP Software. All of the modifications to
> OpenLDAP Software represented in the following patch(es) were developed
> by Oracle Corporation. Oracle Corporation has not assigned rights and/or
> interest in this work to any party. I, Douglas Leavitt am authorized by Oracle
> Corporation, my employer, to release this work under the following terms.
-- Howard Chu
CTO, Symas Corp. http://www.symas.com
Director, Highland Sun http://highlandsun.com/hyc/
Chief Architect, OpenLDAP http://www.openldap.org/project/