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SubjectRe: klibc (was: 2.6.18 -mm merge plans)


> > > The original idea was due Al Viro; obviously, the
> > > implementation is mostly mine.
> > >
> > > It is of course my hope that this will be used for more
> > > than just plain initialization code, but that in itself
> > > is a significant step, and one has to start somewhere.
> >
> > It allows me to unify swsusp & uswsusp into one in future, for
> > example, reducing code duplication.
> [cough] How distant is the future you're referring to?

Year or two, I believe. Actually it is not as much as "unify swsusp &
uswsusp" as "drop kernel/power/swap.c" and possibly put parts of
uswsusp into initial userland so that user do not notice it was
dropped from kernel.
(cesky, pictures)
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