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Re: kern/55777: more rump fixes
The following reply was made to PR kern/55777; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Jason Thorpe <thorpej%me.com@localhost>
To: Christos Zoulas <christos%zoulas.com@localhost>
Cc: Ruslan Nikolaev <nruslan_devel%yahoo.com@localhost>,
Subject: Re: kern/55777: more rump fixes
Date: Tue, 3 Nov 2020 08:17:44 -0800
> On Nov 3, 2020, at 5:42 AM, Christos Zoulas <christos%zoulas.com@localhost> =
> rump tries to split the kernel into components so that programs that =
just need a
> particular subsystem from the kernel don't need to link against the =
> Unfortunately the kernel was not designed with such a split in mind, =
so that variables
> are shared between components. The hacky way to make this work is to =
> in both components. A better way is to put them in a third component =
and have the other
> two require it, but that introduces overhead.
Seems like we should just put it all into a single rump library. If =
it's a static link, it'll naturally reduce the code slurped in, and if =
it's a shared library, who cares?
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