lkml.org 
[lkml]   [1996]   [May]   [28]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: An idea: a database of modules settings
>>>>> "Kees" == Kees van Reeuwijk <reeuwijk@cp.tn.tudelft.nl> writes:

Kees> This sounds awfully similar to the 'registry' of Microsoft
Kees> Windows 95 and Windows NT. As far as I can tell, they have
Kees> designed this quite well, and for a similar purpose, so why
Kees> not steal part or all of their design? Their particular
Kees> organization in the hierarchy looks a bit weird to me, but
Kees> that doesn't mean the basic idea isn't sound.

Kees> In particular, their hierarchy of access keys would fit quite
Kees> well in the wosisname filing system of Linux that contains all
Kees> this kernel information. (Sorry, the name escapes me for the
Kees> moment.)

Kees> Most info on the registry can probably be found on the web. By
Kees> request I can do some digging there myself.

This is overlapping with discussions about general Linux software
configuration and, er, registries and things like that.

If you are interested, there is a mailing list covering such things
(though they won't agree on calling it a registry yet ;-). To join,
mail `linux-conf-request@tm.informatik.uni-frankfurt.de' with the
subject `subscribe' and no message.

Enjoy,
-- Jamie Lokier


\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:37    [W:0.082 / U:4.996 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site