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Re: [PATCHv2] os-prober: Fix translating device to mach format


From: Samuel Thibault
Subject: Re: [PATCHv2] os-prober: Fix translating device to mach format
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2018 23:29:37 +0200
User-agent: NeoMutt/20170113 (1.7.2)

Joshua Branson, le mar. 17 avril 2018 17:24:35 -0400, a ecrit:
> Samuel Thibault <address@hidden> writes:
> 
> > Joshua Branson, le mar. 17 avril 2018 16:43:27 -0400, a ecrit:
> >> P.S. I am currently trying to learn some argp in C, so I could
> >> potentially write some trivfs translators.  I got a basic program to
> >> run...then it segfaulted.
> >
> > Well, writing a translator is not really the easiest exercice for a
> > beginner :)
> 
> Oh really?  I figured since I know some C, once I know how argp and file
> streams worked, then I could some trivial translators.

Well, a translator is not really ever a trivial thing :)

> I suppose porting packages via PATH_MAX errors wouldn't be too hard
> either.

They are probably good exercices to train working with C strings
actually :)

There are also other build failures like bogus #includes and such.

> >> However,  I did notice that the Hurd GSoC webpage looks a bit dated.  Do
> >> you mind if I try to reword that page, and send you a patch?
> >
> > Please do!
> 
> Ok.  Would you prefer to have that sent to the bug-hurd or the web-hurd list?

I'm not even sure I'm subscribed to web-hurd :)

Samuel



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