Subject: [FreeVMS] Re: First compilation
From: BERTRAND JoŽl (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Nov 21 2001 - 16:24:40 CET
> On Wed, Nov 21, 2001 at 02:32:48PM +0100, BERTRAND JoŽl wrote:
>> I think that EXTRAVERSION must be a number, isn't it ? For me, we need to
> In NSA Linux it is -lsm
>> Only the modification of some configuration scripts. I have tried to
>>remove some old code, but it's a big work, and I think that we shall
>>need a CVS tree with place enough to put the entire kernel.
> To have the entire tree in CVS might be some waste. (About space consumption,
> see an earlier mail)
> Keeping a Linux CVS-tree is really the Linux-developers' business.
> (For instance, the NSA SELinux stuff is patches to existing Linux kernels)
> We might be mainly Linux-kernel based for years, and it would be good to
> have the possibility of keeping up with the current kernels.
> I am still figuring out how minimalize manual intervention when patching
> to newer kernels. (Had already had to patch manually)
Yes, but we shall add some sources to the official Linux kernel. The
NSA-Linux ę is Ľ a Linux kernel... I think that these patches will be
bigger, and I'm not sure that it will be easy to patch a kernel 2.4.x+1
by the patch written for the 2.4.x.
>> I'm working on the beginning of the bootloader which can emulate a SRM
> The prompt >>> and boot?
> SRM tends to be pretty advanced.
> You will implement show config, show dev, show memory, test, ps, man, cat and
> init too, or will that be a bit later? :)
I think that I will code a simple SRM console which can boot a kernel on
several architectures with the same syntax.
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