Pawel Krawczyk wrote:
> Patch is OK, when you really want to do a ,,patch'' - a fix or some
> *small* feature update. Distributing a whole API or code deeply involved
> with the IP stack (Free S/WAN) as a patch causes a lots of problems with
> mutual incompatibility, fuzzy patching etc. This becomes a real problem
> when you want to use loop encryption, IPSEC, ReiserFS and other features
> in one single kernel.
People are now writing things that are too complex to be modules, or they
don't want them to be user level processes (S/WAN is a piece of cake if
you don't mind running everything through SLIP)
What about microkerneling? Is that just too much headache? what kind
of license did Mach have anyway? FreeMach anyone?
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