vkernel & GSoC, some questions

Kris Kennaway kris at FreeBSD.org
Mon Mar 17 01:43:28 UTC 2008

Matthew Dillon wrote:
> :Finally, the way vkernels were implemented in dragonfly was *very* 
> :disruptive to the kernel source (lots of function renaming etc), so it 
> :is likely that this would also have to be completely reimplemented in a 
> :FreeBSD port.
> :...
> :Kris
>     Well, I don't think I would agree with your assessment but,
>     particularly, the way vkernels are implemented in DragonFly is NOT
>     in the least disruptive to kernel source.

I was referring to the decision you made to rename all of the kernel 
functions that conflicted with libc functions so that vkernels could be 
linked against libc.


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