Subject: Re: Reminder that we are supporting two parallel IPsec implementations
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-net
Date: 09/14/2003 21:39:28
On Fri, 12 Sep 2003, Jason Thorpe wrote:

> On Friday, September 12, 2003, at 12:46  PM, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> > As long as kernfs has to be optional, it can never be useful, as
> > everthing
> > it can do has to be done another way too. As long as it can never be
> > useful, it will always be optional.
> Of course, kernfs was never meant to be useful when it was written...
> it was written as an example of cool stuff you could do with the new
> VFS stuff in 4.4.

There are a number of places where we've gone past what was mostly example
code in 4.4BSD (like the layered file system stuff we did at NASA). This
can be another. :-)

Take care,