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The kernel and the C library as a single project

The kernel and the C library as a single project

Posted Nov 30, 2010 21:31 UTC (Tue) by johill (subscriber, #25196)
In reply to: The kernel and the C library as a single project by signbit
Parent article: The kernel and the C library as a single project

libc could be a VDSO I guess ...


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The kernel and the C library as a single project

Posted Dec 1, 2010 8:14 UTC (Wed) by smueller@atsec.com (guest, #68260) [Link]

Considering how vDSO is implemented, why not exporting all system calls as stubs in the vDSO part? This way, user space could simply link to that vDSO AND use the system calls like a normal API without going through the oddities of syscall()?


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