Matthew Dillon wrote: > I recommend that instead of rolling these sorts of system calls over > and over again (how many versions of stat do we have now? A lot!), > that instead you make a system call which returns a capability buffer > and then have libc load the capabilities it understands into the > structure. That way you don't have to worry about forwards and > backwards kernel compatibility. > > This is what I plan to do with DragonFly for *stat(), *statfs*(), > various sysctls that return structures, and so forth. Wherever it makes > sense to do it.
How do you propose to achieve POSIX compliance? At the library level? Or "not at all"? -- Terry _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"