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

Theodore Tso tytso at mit.edu
Tue Jul 11 13:01:00 PDT 2006

On Tue, Jul 11, 2006 at 12:51:31PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Tue, 11 Jul 2006, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> > 
> > Does that mean "in kernel space", "in the kernel distribution" or "in memory
> > completely under the control by the kernel?"  That is really what this is
> > about.
> I think it's all about kernel space.
> Moving the default parsing to user space would add exactly _zero_ 
> advantage, and would add totally unnecessary complexity (ie now we need to 
> make sure that hotplug does it right - and the hotplug routines suddenly 
> change between the boot phase and the actual install).

While you're at it, do you think you'd be willing to opine about doing
whether it makes sense to chuck out the guts of suspend-to-disk so
that it must be done in userspace?  

						- Ted

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