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Re: CVS commit: src/bin/dd
On Mon Nov 22 2010 at 22:09:24 +0000, David Laight wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 22, 2010 at 09:04:28PM +0000, Antti Kantee wrote:
> > Module Name: src
> > Committed By: pooka
> > Date: Mon Nov 22 21:04:28 UTC 2010
> > Modified Files:
> > src/bin/dd: Makefile args.c dd.c dd.h extern.h position.c
> > Log Message:
> > Add two new operands: "rif" and "rof". They operate exactly like
> > "if" and "of" with the exception that the communicate with a rump
> > kernel instead of the host kernel.
> Hmmmm.... this seems like polluting a standard utility to support
> a very specific use.
> Surely it would be more appropriate to make thye rump kernel directly
> forward some paths to the real kernel?
Can you explain how that could work?
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