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Re: new library, libcaps

From: Andreas Fuchs <asf@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2003 18:06:55 +0100

Today, David Leimbach <leimy2k@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Nov 25, 2003, at 3:00 AM, Andreas Fuchs wrote:
>> Great! I think it's very good that there could be a non-pthread
>> interface to threading and messaging. The application that I'm
>> trying to port (as I understand it) doesn't map too well to posix
>> threads, so it would make sense for us to use "lower-level"
>> interfaces to threading - even though it's less portable.
> This is what I want to base my demos on by the way.  To help explain
> some things about the threads/messages in DragonFly.

Good, good. I think that as long as the bare-metal interface remains
sane and is careful about which thread gets a signal, we'll all be
fine. (-:

>> So, thanks for the pointer. I'll be watching libcaps's progress
>> closely (-:
> Every time I read it I think I am seeing libpcap...  :)

Yeah, me too. What does the name libcap mean, anyway?

Happy hacking,
Andreas Fuchs, <asf@xxxxxxx>, asf@xxxxxxxxx, antifuchs

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