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

Pavel Machek pavel at suse.cz
Fri Jun 30 16:32:12 PDT 2006

On Sat 2006-07-01 03:04:55, Michael Tokarev wrote:
> Pavel Machek wrote:
> [klibc/kinit in kernel]
> > I'd like to eventually move swsusp out of kernel, and klibc means I
> > may be able to do that without affecting users. Being in kinit is good
> > enough, because I can actually share single source between kinit
> > version and suspend.sf.net version.
> Heh.  Take a look at anyone who's using real initramfs for their boot
> process.  Not initrd, not kernel-without-any-preboot-fs, but real
> initramfs.  For them, if kinit/klibc will be in kernel, nothing changes,
> because their initramfs *replaces* in-kernel code and future supplied-
> with-kernel-klibc-based-kinit.  So if you'll move swsusp into kinit,
> it WILL break setups for those users!.. ;)

Distros will probably want to use "real" code from swsusp.sf.net, not
stripped down version, provided for back compatibility with kernel.


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