Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2012 22:13:49 +0200 From: Daniel Cegiełka <daniel.cegielka@...il.com> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Re: Vision for new platform > I'm generally of the opinion that trying to tightly integrate these > (largely unrelated) tasks just creates a lot of complexity and lock-in > with little or no benefit. In contrast, for problems #1 and 2, I have > a 22-line (C) init program that does nothing but run the boot script > and reap orphaned zombies, "ninit is an extremely small init daemon that does nothing more than call shell scripts in response to events and reap zombies." http://kain.us/nk/projects/ > and a 34-line (C) program that repeatedly > re-runs a program in a new session every time it exits. The latter, > combined with a 14-line (shell script) getty program, is sufficient to > handle all console logins. > > I hope this doesn't come across as a claim that ALL of the above tasks > are trivial; indeed, they're not. But I think it is a motivation for > highly factoring different tasks... > > Rich The key is that we have built a solution that will meet our expectations. We discuss different ideas, but finally will need to reduce everything to a single working solution. Daniel
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