Subject: Re: Replacing the sysctl() interface.
To: Eduardo Horvath <>
From: Luke Mewburn <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/08/2000 10:06:42
Eduardo Horvath writes:
> On Wed, 7 Jun 2000, Luke Mewburn wrote:
> > Simon Burge writes:
> > > That's a rough summary, I'll see if I can dig up some of our notes
> > > on it.
> > 
> > Here's those said notes.
> > 
> > Note that these were just a work in progress `idea after a couple of
> > beers at a pub' type thing. [And it shows ;]
> O.K.  How do you handle type conversions needed by the required by the
> current emulation when copying in/out of userland?

no idea.  i *did* say they were a work in progress...

given that the idea supports explicit sizes for stuff like int32 and
int64, i would think that that would have made it easier...