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Re: proc_task2proc prototype change

From: Justus Winter
Subject: Re: proc_task2proc prototype change
Date: Tue, 23 May 2017 10:03:38 +0200

Samuel Thibault <samuel.thibault@gnu.org> writes:

> Hello,
> Justus Winter, on mar. 09 mai 2017 10:25:31 +0200, wrote:
>> It is possible to do so using either some preprocessor trickery,
>> or some other means of transformation (awk) on the protocol
>> specification, or by manually rewriting and committing a specialized rpc
>> definition.  Every one of these techniques is used in the Hurd, and I
>> despise them all ;)
>> Maybe we can fix MIG so that we can get server-side-polymorphic right
>> parameters.
> Well, at least we need some solution for now, otherwise we get stuck :)
> AIUI, the least-ugly solution is to define a new type, which in the
> server is defined to mach_port_poly_t and in the client is defined to
> mach_port_t?

Sounds rather nice actually.


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