Forward-planning towards release 1.0

Eric S. Raymond esr at
Wed Oct 5 20:30:19 UTC 2016

Hal Murray <hmurray at>:
> gem at said:
> >> I'd vote for getting rid of KERNEL_PLL.
> > Me too, but the alternative has to not suck.  The last test remove was a
> > terrible failure. 
> What "test remove" was that?

I implemented a --disable-kernel-pll option so Gary could test with
KERNEL_PLL and without on otherwise identical platforms.  He reported
the results on IRC. They were pretty horrible.  Already-bad convergence
times went up by orders of magnitude.
		<a href="">Eric S. Raymond</a>

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