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SubjectRe: X15 alpha release: as fast as TUX but in user space (fwd)
Hi!

> > > That means that for fooling closed-source statically-linked binary,
> >
> > If they are using glibc then you have the right to the object to link
> > with the library and the library source under the LGPL. I dont know of any
> > app using its own C lib
>
> Some don't use any libc at all, some just don't use it for the time call
> that were talking about substituting.
>
> Lying about the time is a hack, pure and simple. It will still be possible
> with magic pages. The fact that it will require more kernel hacking to
> accomplish it is irrelevant.

No. You are breaking self-virtualization here. That is not irrelevant.

It used to require no kernel support before. Now it will require
kernel support. That's step back. (Think uml).

Pavel
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I'm pavel@ucw.cz. "In my country we have almost anarchy and I don't care."
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