[openbeosnetteam] Re: r18408 moved to network

  • From: "Axel Dörfler" <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeosnetteam@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 13 Aug 2006 13:30:04 +0200 CEST

Oliver Tappe <openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> But what you said points towards another important topic: how would 
> kernel 
> networking applications talk to our stack? 
> They can't just link to libnetwork.so, can they? So do we have to 
> provide 
> libkernelnetwork.so as a shadow of libnetwork.so?

Shared libraries won't work in the kernel anyway. We'll have to 
implement a socket module that exports the standard socket API to the 
kernel - this won't be a very sohisticated API, though, at least if we 
follow BONE here. That means no DNS support in the kernel, for example.


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