Opinions on SMF

John Marino dragonflybsd at marino.st
Mon Aug 26 02:31:52 PDT 2013

On 8/26/2013 11:16, Petr Janda wrote:
> Hi,
> What's the general consensus on the System Management Facility
> (developed for Solaris), and would it be advantageous for DragonFly BSD?

I bring up the subject from time to time and I'm a huge fan of it.
I actually have a long term goal of trying to port it in a separate
branch but that keeps getting pushed to the right.

However, I'm probably the only enthusiastic one.  There's no consensus
but nobody else is working in this area either.

> How difficult would it be to port on scale to 1-10?

1 being easiest, I'd don't know... 5?

> Is there any kernel related bits that would need to be ported as well?

I wouldn't think so but I didn't dig into the code that thoroughly yet.


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