On Thu, 01 Nov 2018 09:48:38 -0700 ron minnich <rminnich(a)gmail.com> wrote:
On Thu, Nov 1, 2018 at 9:44 AM Warner Losh <imp(a)bsdimp.com> wrote:
> There's another school of thought too that says the kernel has no business
> parsing strings with all the security implications of doing so...
Which is more a function of C. A proper string type might've
helped. I would argue it is *easier* to debug string based
stuff than all those ioctls using magic numbers replaced with
And, further, that network architecture I referenced
is much less efficient
than the BSD model -- 5 system calls per accept! so that was starting to
hit us here on the Akaros project, since we imported the entire Plan 9
network stack into akaros, along with the drivers. Linux left us in the
dust on network connections/second. We were going to change it had Akaros
What sort of changes were you contemplating?
I view(ed) 9p more as a prototype.