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Re: uptime (coreutils)

From: James Morrison
Subject: Re: uptime (coreutils)
Date: 13 Mar 2004 22:44:17 -0500
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"Alfred M. Szmidt" <ams@kemisten.nu> writes:

>    Shouldn't fetch_boot_time be part of libps?
> As I said, fetch_boot_time() is a bad example, I personally don't see
> a need for it to be in any library.  But often when I hack coreutils
> todo something Hurdish, I end up rippnig out code from the Hurd.  This
> in it self isn't either a really good reason, since lots of things in
> the Hurd shouldn't really be there (w, uptime, that kind of stuff).
> But there are times when you want to use the same function (or
> whatever) in several translators (be that in the Hurd, or outside),
> and we currently don't have any good place to dump such functions in
> Cheers.

 We have libhurduser, libshouldbeinlibc, would either of those work?
We probably could have a libhurd.


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