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Re: The lamentation of proplib(3)

On Tue, Jan 28, 2014 at 06:44:57PM +0000, Mindaugas Rasiukevicius wrote:
> and my own dissatisfaction has reached the point where I decided to raise
> the question.  The question of replacing proplib(3) with a better library.
> There were ideas by some developers to write a new library from scratch.
> The FreeBSD project has recently developed a general purpose key-value pair
> library, which is quite similar to nvpair library in Solaris.

Isn't proplib(3) quite heavily used throughout the system, both kernel space and
user space? It won't be a trivial task to fully make this change, is all I'm

I say don't get rid of proplib(3) entirely, how about moving it to pkgsrc at


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