[klibc] Development forever

Oleg Verych olecom at flower.upol.cz
Mon Sep 10 23:30:56 PDT 2007

On Mon, Sep 10, 2007 at 08:22:17PM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> Oleg Verych wrote:
> > Hallo, Peter. Cheers, developers!
> > 
> > I'd like to join this effort, in case i'll useful with my crazy stuff.
> > 
> > First of all, please consider subscribing this ML to Gmane interface.
> > It would be great! Especially, if you will provide full-text archives
> > for importing. (All that web archives suck, you know. Small and big
> > archives are most easily handled with news server/reader.)
> > 
> Unfortunately, that adds to the spam probability.  The mailman archives
> does have mboxes for importing.

There's address encryption option, that will show no real host address
even in nntp.

> > Secondly. Did you started klibc as `for of dietlibc'?
> > http://permalink.gmane.org/gmane.linux.lib.dietlibc/1160
> No.  (And the link is broken at the moment, so I can't read the post.)

Everyone's having vocation, especially www-php beasts (:

[0] ftp://flower.upol.cz/upload/diet.libc.txt

I know about klibc a bit more now, so don't look at my question :)

> > Why i'm asking, not for trolling or that kind stuff. I just want to know
> > your opinion about inclusion some comprehencive tools in addition to
> > dash and kinit.
> Well, the focus has been on supporting initramfs well.  Other options
> has been a minor consideration.

What are the main goals of initramfs, then? Very interesting to know,

> > I saw your changes to dash, like timeout support. Why is that? Bash
> > is good example of NIH stuff not to follow.
> Debian had a specific use for it.

because this change is generally useless. Having timeout in read
built-in is bashizm, and let me prove that not just by words (:

[1] ftp://flower.upol.cz/upload/read_with_fancy_timeout.sh

== Debian ==

I have many things to say and do to Maximilain WRT initramfs-tools, but
it's not high priority unfortunately. But, for example,recent dpkg stuff,
like geloiwa have o feedback at all.

[2] ftp://flower.upol.cz/upload/debian.sh

Isn't that just crazy stuff? Anyway, i need kbuild done stuff first.
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