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Re: Wiki Edits: ascii art on the anatomy of a hurd system page

From: Samuel Thibault
Subject: Re: Wiki Edits: ascii art on the anatomy of a hurd system page
Date: Sat, 10 Nov 2018 20:01:28 +0100
User-agent: NeoMutt/20170113 (1.7.2)

Joshua Branson, le sam. 10 nov. 2018 10:32:15 -0500, a ecrit:
> Samuel Thibault <samuel.thibault@gnu.org> writes:
> > Joshua Branson, le ven. 09 nov. 2018 11:59:31 -0500, a ecrit:
> >> > It's correct, but could be improved: I'd say rather take the example of
> >> > glibc's send(), which is an RPC handled by pfinet, which uses a
> >> > device_write RPC to actually emit an Ethernet frame, which is handled by
> >> > netdde, which pushes the hardware, and gets an interrupt from GNU Mach
> >> > when that's done.
> >> 
> >> I think the new attached patch shows that, but I'm not an expert.
> >
> > It's more interesting, yet not as good as it could :)
> Thanks for the awesome info!  I went ahead and make an inkscape image.

The arrows are correct, but the framing is misleading. I believe you
really need to have proper frame conventions for processes boundaries
and for components: applications run along glibc within the same
process, and hurd translators run as different processes. If that's not
represented it will be misleading.


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