Re: [PATCH] optimization for sys_semtimedop() (was: Opening Day for OpenSolaris)

From: Patrick Plattes
Date: Sat Jun 18 2005 - 15:28:21 EST

On Wed, Jun 15, 2005 at 07:14:53AM +0200, Manfred Spraul wrote:

> Jim: From my understanding of the CDDL, only a file that "contains any
> part of the Original Software" must be licensed under the CDDL, there
> are no restrictions (except possibly patents, but I assume that even the
> USPTO won't grant a patent on such a trivial idea) on using methods or
> ideas from OpenSolaris in software that uses other licenses.
> Is that correct?


Patch: The patch looks fine and compiles clean.

CDDL: What is the definition of 'part'? IMHO we need a debate how to
work with OpenSolaris ideas and the debate must me done by lawyers,
not by kernel hacker.

Other: sem.c is hard to read - for me. Long functions and a lot of
gotos confusing me. is this only my problem or is it really hard to

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