Subject: Re: p_flag in struct proc: int -> uint64_t
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Juergen Hannken-Illjes <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/09/2006 10:46:39
On Sun, Oct 08, 2006 at 08:33:01PM -0700, Jason Thorpe wrote:
> On Oct 8, 2006, at 6:53 PM, matthew green wrote:
> >i agree.  we should move away from link sets even tho they are really
> >quite handy...
> I am ok with keeping them around for kernel-private stuff, i.e. things  
> that will never be able to load as an LKM.  But eventually, I'd like  
> the "load as LKM" and "statically compiled into the kernel" code paths  
> to be identical, including the invocation of init and fini routines.

Agreed.  This is what I need them for.  The file system transactions are
helper functions and will probably never be loadable as an LKM.

Juergen Hannken-Illjes - - TU Braunschweig (Germany)