Subject: Re: kernel vs boot-program
To: Chris G. Demetriou <>
From: John Brezak <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/14/1994 22:02:29
> > If anyone wants to take the patches and add nfs support, send me mail
> > and I'd be more than happy send you what I have so far.
> first of all, if it were to be done at all, it should be in the
> generic naming layer.
Not really. What would you do then for other filesystems that wanted to vary
the "@sys" rule - like maybe AFS (and then DFS). The best (most flexible)
way is to call a common routine to provide a canonical "@sys/@host/@arch/@machine"
for each filesystem and allow other filesystems to handle their own interprettation
for these.

> second of all:
But way cool - Think of building multiple architectures on one machine with
the "obj" links in the form of "ln -s /usr/obj.@arch/bin/ls /usr/src/bin/ld/obj" .

> 8-)
> cgd

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