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SubjectRe: common name for the kernel DSO
>>>>> On 18 Jun 2003 23:18:02 -0700, "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com> said:

HPA> It's a pretty ugly name, quite frankly, since it doesn't explain what
HPA> it is a gate from or to. linux-syscall.so.1 or linux-kernel.so.1
HPA> would make a lot more sense.

Umh, it does say _linux_-gate, so I think it's pretty
self-explanatory. I considered linux-kernel.so, but think it would
cause a lot of confusion vis-a-vis, say, kernel32.dll (I didn't write
that, did I??). I'm not terribly fond of linux-syscall, but I could
live with it.

--david
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