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SubjectRe: ANNOUNCE: Linux Kernel ORB: kORBit


On Thu, 14 Dec 2000, josef [iso-8859-1] hЖЖk wrote:

> 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.
> > --
> > Chip Salzenberg - a.k.a. - <chip@valinux.com>
> > "Give me immortality, or give me death!" // Firesign Theatre
> >
>
> Another thing in mind that if we would want to use 9P we would also need to
> port IL .

It can live atop of TCP, it can live atop of AF_UNIX. IL would be nice for
more than one reason, though...

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