message passed syscalls

Eirik Nygaard eirikn at
Thu Aug 5 09:32:40 PDT 2004

On Thu, Aug 05, 2004 at 06:10:08PM +0200, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 05, 2004 at 05:40:28PM +0200, Eirik Nygaard wrote:
> > What I would want is testing of the synchronous part, what you need to do is
> > apply the patch, recompile your kernel and reboot. Then compile src/lib/libcr
> > and install it. Now all that is needed is to link some of your programs up
> > against libcr instead of libc. sysmsg3 in sysmsg-test.tar.bz2 is one example
> > on how to do this.
> If there's interest, I can start hacking an additional option for GCC to link
> to libcr instead of libc.
> Joerg

That would be nice, at least it would make is simpler to test it. That would
also make it simpler to hook libcr into the build process when it becomes
stable. So adding something like USE_LIBCR=true will link the base utilities
against libcr instead of libc.

Eirik Nygaard
eirikn at xxxxxxxxxxxx

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