[TUHS] v7 source code for sh

Dan Stromberg drsalists at gmail.com
Tue Feb 22 14:54:53 AEST 2022

On Sun, Feb 20, 2022 at 5:05 PM Dan Cross <crossd at gmail.com> wrote:

> At this point, it feels like the die has been cast. Readline, or something
> like it, is "good enough" and those working with something plan9-like don't
> need the functionality at all. Arguably, on Unix-style systems it would be
> cleaner to do in the kernel, but aside from aesthetics, what's the
> incentive to change?

Actually, isn't it usually better to put functionality in userspace
libraries than inside an OS kernel, where feasible?

Big kernels are buggier and less secure.
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