Subject: Re: status of PPP compression?
To: None <>
From: Mike Long <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 04/11/1996 13:29:22
>From: (Ty Sarna)
>Date: Wed, 10 Apr 1996 20:39:42 GMT

>Maybe we need a generic software component directory in the kernel
>source, sort of a parallel to what /sys/dev is for device drivers. 
>Other things that might go there (if and when needed by something, of
>course) would be MD5 hash code, DES encryption code, etc.  IE, things
>that implement specific services to be used by other kernel features,
>but which don't fit readily into an existing category (system call,
>driver, filesystem, etc), and which aren't tied to any one kernel

Isn't that what libkern is for?
Mike Long <>     <URL:>
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