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Re: Hurdish TCP stack

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Hurdish TCP stack
Date: Wed, 02 Apr 2008 09:23:20 +0200
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<olafBuddenhagen@gmx.net> writes:

> A filesystem based interface is much easier to use for most programmers
> than generic RPCs.

It's easier to use from a shell, not from a C program.

> In this particular case however I don't see the need for a specialised
> RPC interface -- neither is performance critical, nor do we have
> complicated relationships that could be better expressed by such an
> interface...

My understanding is that the Hurd's way is to use a new RPC interface
whenever using the `io' interface would be non-trivial or cumbersome
(e.g., `password', `auth', etc.).


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