[klibc] Common base system for initramfs ?

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Mon Aug 1 15:48:42 PDT 2005

Karl Hegbloom wrote:
> I wonder if part of the reasoning behind moving klibc into the Kernel
> itself and integrating it with kbuild has to do with creating a common
> base system for the initramfs that is meant to work across all Linux
> distros?  I'm very skeptical that such a thing can be created in a way
> that would satisfy everyone, and maintained peacefully with no forks.

No, the reason is to be able to unload functionality from kernel code. 
This will establish, of course, a baseline set of initramfs code that 
will be always present, but will not replace current initrd/initramfs 


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