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SubjectRe: ANNOUNCE: Linux Kernel ORB: kORBit


On Wed, 13 Dec 2000, Chip Salzenberg wrote:

> According to Alexander Viro:
> > On Wed, 13 Dec 2000, Chip Salzenberg wrote:
> > > According to Alexander Viro:
> > > > 9P is quite simple and unlike CORBA it had been designed for taking
> > > > kernel stuff to userland. Besides, authors definitely understand
> > > > UNIX...
> > >
> > > As nice as 9P is, it'll need some tweaks to work with Linux.
> > > For example, it limits filenames to 30 characters; that's not OK.
> >
> > For RPC-style uses? Why?
>
> For the same reason C compilers recognize more than eight significant
> characters in externals, even though ANSI doesn't require them to.

s/30/255/ and you've got a big problem with ext2...

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