Subject: Re: Making UFS optional
To: Theo Deraadt <>
From: Tobias Weingartner <weingart@austin.BrandonU.CA>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/05/1994 19:07:00
You write:

# Actually, I want to tell everyone and remind Chris of a problem we
# ran into with libkern.
# Chris wrote an LKM which he loaded into the kernel. It needed
# strncpy, but strncpy is in libkern. Hence strncpy wasn't there,
# and the LKM load failed.
# This points out a rather silly problem with having these functions
# be in libkern.. any thoughts from anyone?

Yeah, modify the LKM to also do some load-time linking with libkern...

Of course, this raises the isssue of "what can we chuck when we unload
package X"...

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