DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2006-12
Re: Request for swapcontext and getcontext to be ported to our libc
Given that I'm doing a fair amount of learning-as-I-go with this particular
task, it would be unfair to charge my usual hourly rate.
I am aware of your budget and I am willing to work within it, regardless of
how long this task ultimately takes me.
> Hey Matt,
> Sweet as. How much do you charge per hour?
> Matt Emmerton wrote:
> >> Noone? Im willing to pay up to $150 AUD ($110 USD, approx 80-90 euro)
> >> for those couple of functions + ensuring that PowerDNS-Recursor works
> >> after that. Please consider an estimate of how long its going to take
> >> and let me know(i suppose it might take only like 30 mins for some of
> >> you). Let me know your hourly charge. However keep in mind that i will
> >> always double check with other devs that im not being ripped off(not
> >> that im cheap, but i know you understand i dont do C thus i cant say
> >> long its going to take...parents taught me to always be careful with
> >> money and all)
> > I've started working on this, using the FreeBSD implementation as a
> > cut for DFly.
> > It was asked earlier on in the thread why FreeBSD used syscalls for
> > it's best to look at the commit comments for rev 1.9 of ucontext.h for
> > reasons --
> > http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/cvsweb.cgi/src/sys/i386/include/ucontext.h
> > I'll be following the FreeBSD lead for the first cut; I'll see what we
> > do to improve on this in our world as a follow-on.
> > Regards,
> > --
> > Matt Emmerton