Openwall GNU/*/Linux - a small security-enhanced Linux distro for servers
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date: Wed, 2 Jan 2013 22:59:00 +1100
From: James B <jamesbond3142@...il.com>
To: musl@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Compatability: aufs-utils needs GNU extensions to nftw

I am the developer Isaac was talking about.

On Wed, Jan 2, 2013 at 12:27 PM, Rich Felker <dalias@...ifal.cx> wrote:

>
> Are you sure it really _needs_ them? They seem to be mostly
> optimizations to avoid walking uninteresing parts of the tree, and it
> should be possible to achieve the same behavior (aside from time
> wasted walking uninteresting stuff) with minor changes to the callback
> function...
>
> You are right that they are optimisations; that would be my guess too. The
utilities need to scan through all directories and files on multiple
filesystems - the more layer added to aufs, the worse it would be. Thus it
needs any optimisation it can get. I'm not the author of aufs-utils so I
can't be so sure.

Right now I managed to get it compiled with uclibc so at least the size
problem is resolved in the interim, but I prefer to use musl if possible.

cheers!
James

Content of type "text/html" skipped

Powered by blists - more mailing lists

Your e-mail address:

Confused about mailing lists and their use? Read about mailing lists on Wikipedia and check out these guidelines on proper formatting of your messages.