[oi-dev] [illumos-Developer] GSOC2011
Joerg.Schilling at fokus.fraunhofer.de
Thu Mar 24 14:55:42 UTC 2011
ken mays <maybird1776 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > LKP is different from lxrun as it does not simply catch
> > syscalls via signals
> > but creates a Linux infrastructure under /linux. Linux
> > programs run chroot()ed
> > in /linux and can see the UNIX infrastructure under /unix.
> > For this reason, it is easy to have the "right" things in
> > /proc and /etc.
> > BTW: my information is from people who have been in the
> > team or have been very
> > close to the team.
> > Jörg
> Hi Jorg,
> That sounds about right as I was one of those people using and testing out Linux native binaries on Solaris/OpenSolaris for many years in production environments. Most of us got pretty far as having CentOS/Redhat 5.x binaries running natively.
> Kinda 'old-school' now, but I think there is still a need for it.
This is why I thought a short description of the original implementaion from
SCO might help to find a way for creating a successor of the phased out BrandZ.
The basic code (e.g. a Linux /proc fs, ...) is available, so the effort to
implement such a successor should not be that big.
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