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Re: Path to kmods
On Sat, Nov 22, 2008 at 1:15 PM, der Mouse
> It started with kernel modules, the first introduction of dynamic
> linking to the kernel. Now I'm seeing it following more or less the
> same progression.
There is a step between providing a feature, which is a good thing,
and deprecating everything else.
> I expect NetBSD to ship systems that no longer support userland dynamic
> linking within a year or two. Systems that no longer include
> anything within six months to a year after that.
How do you expect userland linking to be done if dynamic and static
link are not supported ?
> Another six months and static-linking support will have
> bitrotted into uselessness (since it's no longer widely used) and there
> will be calls to remove it entirely.
NetBSD is not widely used too, should we remove it ? :-)
Anyway, everybody knows that micro-kernel will rule the earth soon ;-)
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