Subject: re: SGI XFS filesystem
To: matthew green <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bill Studenmund <email@example.com>
Date: 06/01/1999 12:32:07
On Sat, 29 May 1999, matthew green wrote:
> - many user programs will need to be modified to include the
> correct headers
See below. :-)
> - kernel sources will have to be moved
> I personally like something like fs/ufs, fs/nfs, fs/ntfs... I don't
> think that classify them further serves any useful purpose except
> adding bytes to source files.
> i agree, including what cgd said about ufs_common..
> While we are at it, why don't we do the same for net?
> Then we can break *all* userland programs that use the network.
> i don't see why moving the kernel sources around has to do with
> breaking what the userland sees? that's why we install headers
> individually from each directory now, isn't it?
The problem would come in when headers include other headers. There the
difference between userland & kernel hierarchy would show...