Subject: Re: Where/how is rootvp set in kernel initialisation?
To: Colin Wood <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <email@example.com>
Date: 09/21/2000 16:16:31
Colin Wood <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > that reminds me: is there some great technical hurdle standing in the
> > way of that?
> not that i know of. the authors of the various GPL'd implementations
> might be better people to ask. actually, i think that dr. bill and paul
> goyette might have been working on a more usable version at one point, but
> i don't quite remember now.
OK; just wondering.
> the biggest issue is most likely time and effort. a lot of both will
> probably be needed.
> > IIRC, HFS (and MFS) were adequately described in the old Inside
> > Macintosh volumes (which i happen to own copies of -- before i found
> > this whole UNIX thing, i used to be a mac hacker 8-).
> are you volunteering chris? ;-P
No. I could volunteer, but it wouldn't help either the work get done
or my credibility. 8-)