[klibc] klibc integrated in the kernel

Sam Ravnborg sam at ravnborg.org
Sat Jul 24 23:52:45 PDT 2004

On Sat, Jul 24, 2004 at 01:47:39PM -0400, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> Sam Ravnborg wrote:
> >On Fri, Jul 23, 2004 at 04:08:18PM -0700, hpa at zytor.com wrote:
> >
> >>Linus has pretty clearly stated that for klibc to be integrated it needs
> >>to provide actual functionality, i.e. kernel code has to be removed (this
> >>should presumably be a separate set of patches in a patchset, but still.) 
> >>The obvious candidates are ipconfig/nfsroot; I will spend some more time
> >>getting the ipconfig/nfsroot klibc utilities to work properly -- I've
> >>already done a fair bit of debugging, but I need a better test setup.
> >>
> >>I think we're getting pretty close to where we need to be, so with kbuild
> >>integration we should have something pretty soon.
> >
> >I had to add kinit & friends already now. So I have used the 0.152 
> >versions.
> >So far with following directory layout:
> >
> >usr/lib  <= klibc
> >usr/kinit <= kinit
> >usr/kinit/nfsmount
> >	nfsmount is built as an executable and a built-in.o file.
> >usr/kinit/ipconfig
> >	Same comments as for nfsmount
> Looks good to me.

In the naming corner.
What about

Just to signal to the user this is not just ordinary lib files, but 'the' klibc?


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