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    SubjectRe: [klibc] klibc and what's the next step?
    Olaf Hering wrote:
    > On Tue, Jul 11, Jeff Garzik wrote:
    >> Two are IMO fairly plain:
    >> * Makes sure you can boot the kernel you just built.
    > There is always some sort of prereq when new features get added.
    > Documentation/Changes has a long list. Some setup need more updates,
    > some need fewer updates. No idea what your experience is.
    > Old klibc was trivial to build (modulo that kernel header mess), and I
    > expect that kinit handles old kernels.

    "Old klibc" still exists and is the same code out of the same source tree.

    >> * Makes it easier to move stuff between kernel and userspace.
    > What do you have in mind here?
    > Once prepare_namespace is gone, there is no userspace code left.

    Things that have been bandied about, for example:

    - suspend/resume
    - partition discovery

    I'm sure there is more.

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