Subject: Re: Share common code/data across ports?
To: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Peter Svensson <email@example.com>
Date: 01/10/1997 21:04:16
> What's being suggested here is taking code that belongs in userspace
> and putting it into the kernel. Code to govel namelists and dumps of
> different kernels simply doesn't belong in the kernel.
And this is basically where the opinions differ - some of us think the
paradirgm of "everything is a file" is a lot nicer than the kvm system. There
is of course nothing preventing one from implementing both. Linux e.g. has
both a /proc which is basically a nice interface to the kernel functions.