Multiple Library and Binary Directories

Nobody III hungryninja101 at ...9...
Thu Oct 30 15:32:08 CET 2014

Thanks. I will likely get to work on that once I've dealt with
higher-priority issues.
On Oct 30, 2014 4:18 AM, "Norman Feske" <norman.feske at ...1...>

> Hello Ben,
> > I have been looking through the Genode run scripts, and it seems that
> > init will only look in the root of a ROM for both libraries and
> > binaries. It would be very useful to be able to search for binaries and
> > libraries in multiple directories (e.g. /lib, /usr/lib, /bin, /usr/bin,
> > etc.) Also, is there a way to separate the library and binary
> > directories without hacking init? If not, how hard would it be to hack
> > init to add this feature?
> I would advise against changing init. If you want to fetch libraries
> from different portions of a file system or from different file systems,
> I recommend you to create a more sophisticated version of fs_rom, which
> does not use a single file-system session but multiple. Let me call it
> "multi_fs_rom" for now. The ROM modules will still be requested by their
> plain names. The multi_fs_rom service will scan the search locations for
> files with the supplied name and hand out the file content as a
> dataspace. This way, you can keep libraries and executables at arbitrary
> places.
> To let CLI monitor use your multi_fs_rom service instead of obtaining
> ROM modules from core, add the following line at the beginning of the
> routing configuration of cli_monitor:
>   <service name="ROM"> <child name="multi_fs_rom"/> </service>
> It looks like it is time to develop your first ROM service. :-)
> Cheers
> Norman
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