Re: Solaris doors implementation

From: Ka Ho Ng <khng300_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 6 Sep 2021 14:49:49 +0800
On 2021/9/6 4:15 AM, Bojan NovkoviŠ wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> Thank you for your quick response and willingness to help.
> Initially I just wanted to find if anybody was working on this and possibly help them.
> However, since nobody is working on this, I have started writing
> a cleanroom implementation using the Illumos code as reference.
> I will be in touch via IRC should any major issues arise.
> Thank you once again!
> 
> Bojan NovkoviŠ
> 
> ________________________________
> From: Ka Ho Ng <khng300_at_gmail.com>
> Sent: Saturday, September 4, 2021 11:40 PM
> To: Gordon Bergling <gbe_at_freebsd.org>; Bojan NovkoviŠ <Bojan.Novkovic_at_fer.hr>
> Cc: freebsd-hackers_at_freebsd.org <freebsd-hackers_at_freebsd.org>
> Subject: Re: Solaris doors implementation
> 
> On 2021/9/5 5:02 PM, Gordon Bergling wrote:
>> Hi Bojan,
>>
>> On Sat, Sep 04, 2021 at 07:59:56PM +0000, Bojan NovkoviŠ wrote:
>>> Hello!
>>>
>>> I am interested in helping with the Solaris doors IPC implementation idea posted on the IdeasPage.
>>> However, seeing as there is no contact listed, would anyone know if this idea is being worked on and who the technical contact is?
>>>
>>> Kind regards,
>>> Bojan Novkovic
>>
>> I don't know the technical contact, but regarding the doors implementation,
>> you could look at the OpenSolaris / Illumos implementation [1].
>>
>> Since we already have CDDL sources imported, a port of the original
>> implementation would be easier compared to a clean room implementation.
>>
>> --Gordon
>>
>> [1] https://github.com/illumos/illumos-gate
>>
> 
> I believe we still need a clean room implementation if we want the IPC
> subsystem to be better integrated.
> 
> Ka Ho
> 

Feel free to put up a differential if you think it is ready. :)

Ka Ho
Received on Mon Sep 06 2021 - 06:49:49 UTC

Original text of this message