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Re: "src/common" (was: ld.elf_so sources)

On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 10:37:23PM +0000, Matthias Scheler wrote:
> I'm sorry but I think that is a rather bad idea. Moving userland sources
> into "src/sys" feels just wrong. I think that "src/common" reflects quite
> well that these sources are shared between kernel and userland.

I realy can't see what big difference src/common vs. src/sys/common does
make in this case - it's common, so it belongs to both.

> I don't think this is a good enough reason. Updating part of your
> source tree has always been a problematic pratice.

Yes, with one big historical (and very usefull) practical exception: src/sys
used to be completely self contained for at least 10 years.


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