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

Olaf Hering olh at suse.de
Tue Jul 11 13:11:31 PDT 2006

 On Tue, Jul 11, 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).

It depends what the benefit for such a change is. I cant come up with a
good guess. Maybe someone should write a paper and present it at OLS.

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