libc bump subproject
joerg at britannica.bec.de
Thu Apr 7 12:48:15 PDT 2005
On Thu, Apr 07, 2005 at 12:20:41PM -0700, Matthew Dillon wrote:
> * Bump ino_t (and thus stat.st_ino and dirent.d_fileno and others)
> to 64 bits. This has been needed for a very long time. (If I
> thought I could get away with making it 128 bits I would).
> * Bump nlink_t (and thus stat.st_nlink) to 32 bits.
> * Bump stat.st_gen to 64 bits. This has also been needed for a very
> long time.
I was going to check the whole list and clean some other interfaces too.
> But even more to the point, remember way back a year or so ago I was
> talking about creating a system call compatibility layer in userland?
> One that is mapped by the system but which runs in userland and replaces
> the current in-libc system call generator?
Sure do I rembmer that :) That's why I bring the message based syscall
interface in. It makes the whole thing a lot easier.
I also want to work on symbol versioning for rtld, but that needs time.
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