Subject: Re: proplib(3) in i386 bootstrap
To: M J Fleming <mjf@NetBSD.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/09/2007 13:53:38
On Jan 9, 2007, at 12:27 PM, M J Fleming wrote:
> I'm wanting to use proplib for the configuration file and wrote the
> to handle this, only to find that the secondary bootstrap program
> hangs after
> a call to prop_dictionary_internalize().
> Should proplib be able to work this early in the boot process?
It was intended to work in standalone environments, yes. Perhaps it
is exercising the standalone memory allocator too hard. (Note, I
never actually tested it in standalone -- there could be bugs in some
of the hacks I had to use to get it to build in that environment...)