[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: /hurd/init and /hurd/proc

From: Samuel Thibault
Subject: Re: /hurd/init and /hurd/proc
Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2013 10:56:25 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21+34 (58baf7c9f32f) (2010-12-30)

Justus Winter, le Tue 25 Jun 2013 17:47:49 +0200, a écrit :
> This special interface they both use and the fact that init does lot's
> of process related things might be an indication that the seperation
> does more harm than good. It seems to make the code more complex, and
> fixing the issue of killing essential processes will probably involve
> adding more specialized messages that are only used by those two
> processes. Is there a benefit of having them separated?

I don't see a benefit either, particularly given when we would use
sysvinit's init for unix init tasks.  Anybody?

> About the pid 1 issue, I thought about patching the proc server to
> reserve pid 1 for sysvinit and just make our init pid 4 or
> something. Pino mentioned something about hardcoded assumptions of
> which hurd server has which pid. Where would I find such assumptions
> documented? Or could you provide anything from the top of your head?

I don't think it's written anywhere except in people's debug.txt file,
so changing it wouldn't harm.


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]