Subject: Re: RFC: migration to a fully dynamically linked system
To: None <>
From: Michael van Elst <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/30/2001 09:28:55 writes:

>How terrible would it be to move authentication out of "all" programs and
>into an "authentication program"?

That would "solve" only one application of dynamically loadable code.
You could need "servers" for every functionality that supports plugins.

The problem is that this kind of RPC is much slower and is subject
to process scheduling. Anyone to implement Solaris-style 'doors' ?

                                Michael van Elst
                                "A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."