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Re: L4-Hurd; wortel's missing modules; was: (autoreconf errors)

From: Johan Rydberg
Subject: Re: L4-Hurd; wortel's missing modules; was: (autoreconf errors)
Date: Sun, 18 Jan 2004 21:02:03 +0100

Marcus Brinkmann <address@hidden> wrote:

: The good thing is that although it is not an easy task, it is also totally
: unimportant from a design point of view.  Bootstrap is always a special
: case, so you just do something -anything- that is simple and works.  No
: beauty-awards are available here.

That is true in one sence.  But I would like to keep the bootstrap protocol
as similar to the real startup procedure as possible.  That doesn't mean that
the bootstrap servers such as physmem and task-server must be linked against
glibc (static images linked against glibc tend to get rather large.) 

Johan Rydberg, Free Software Developer, Sweden
http://rtmk.sf.net | http://www.nongnu.org/guss/

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