Subject: Re: /kern/kernel
To: None <>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
List: current-users
Date: 09/10/1998 06:45:45
> Wouldn't it be nice if we didn't have dependencies on the kernel
> name.  For example, what about a file in kernfs calles /kern/kernel
> that was always magically identical to the actual running kernel?

This - or something like it - has been discussed before.  The biggest
problem with it is that what most programs want from /netbsd is the
symbol table, and that isn't always loaded into core.  (Indeed, unless
you have ddb on, I think it usually isn't.)

					der Mouse

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