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


From: Joshua Branson
Subject: Re: [PATCHv2] os-prober: Fix translating device to mach format
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2018 18:39:48 -0400
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Samuel Thibault <address@hidden> writes:

> 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.

hmmm.  That doesn't sound too hard.  I'll have to give that a try.  I
can also help close some bug reports too.  I've done that a few times.

>
>> >> 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 :)

hahaha.

>
> Samuel



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