[klibc] klibc and what's the next step?

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Tue Jul 11 11:17:12 PDT 2006

Olaf Hering wrote:
> Now I'm confused.
> Is the kernel partition code supposed to go at some point?
> Some people suggested that, but Linus was not convinced.

It's a proposal, and I personally think it makes sense.  If done, it is 
obviously very important that it doesn't change the overall operation of 
the system.

> If you mean just 'interpreting the partition table', thats not hard
> either. I just poked at such code in yaboot a few weeks ago.

It's not hard; any of the partition table stuff, but we have quite a 
proliferation of them.  It'd be even easier in userspace.


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