Subject: Re: Savecore Complexity Questions
To: Martin Husemann <email@example.com>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/10/2007 15:40:38
On Mon, Dec 10, 2007 at 09:24:46PM +0100, Martin Husemann wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 10, 2007 at 01:25:08PM -0500, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> > How about multiple savecore backends, as we have for fsck and newfs, where
> > those for sparse formats might simply not return a panic string even if
> > asked?
> Can't we just copy the panic string to a header early in the core?
I think this is the solution Devon arrived at for the minidump format,
actually. It seems decent to me...
Thor Lancelot Simon email@example.com
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