[klibc] klibc current state
max at stro.at
Fri Aug 12 01:53:47 PDT 2011
forgot in this first compilation 2 arch patches.
On Fri, 12 Aug 2011, maximilian attems wrote:
> While some people might scuba dive, let's summarize recent
> progress and state (People cc'ed have either patches in
> queue or are involved):
> * Patches pending review, allmost ready for klibc
> - mikew/drop_cap - kinit: Add drop_capabilities support
> adds the ability to kinit to allow the dropping of POSIX
> capabilities. (patch even referenced on lwn :)
> - mikew/run-parts - kinit: Add run_parts()
> adds possibility to run boot scripts from kinit
> - maks/fdopendir - dirent.h add fdopendir()
> initial implementation
> aboves patches are for wider testing in:
> * Patches in the works:
> - mikew/bootscripts - kinit: Add callsites to execute files
> Needs discussion about /scripts path, maybe look at was udev
> does, like /lib/kinit/ ??
> - maks/switch_root : Reworks run-init into feature equiv with switch_root
> Needs repost on top of aboves queue
> - hpa/stdio : Buffered stdio
> Small conflicts with missing ferror (no real blocker as current ferror
> does nothing).
> - maks/mv : Fix utils mv to work across fs
> Implemented recursively so can also serve as minimal cp.
> - maks/epoll: Add initial implementation
> Need to finish test then will post.
> - dash_sync : Sync up with latest git dash.
> Kbuild stumbling block of redirected stdout.
> - tg/mkstemp : Add minimal mktemps(3) implementation
> Needed for mksh, saw no repost yet after first round.
> - kumaan/ipconfig: append DHCP options length
> We may need to first implement domain-search and lease time
- brad/avr32 Add initial avr32 port
No feedback yet from linux arch maintainers (wait - only 48 hours)
- tg/m68k Fix m68k syscall API and support 6-argument syscalls.
No feedback from linux arch maintainers, needs repost.
> Either the hpa/stdio and maks/switch_init will trigger
> an increment in the major version.
> There exists a newly formed #klibc irc channel on freenode
> and a wiki on kernel.org was asked for.
> Thank you
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