implementation of dummies methods

Stefan Kalkowski stefan.kalkowski at ...1...
Mon Mar 2 09:26:47 CET 2015

please also have a look here:

there are explanations about how to proceed with the different porting


On 03/01/2015 11:12 AM, Sebastian Sumpf wrote:
> Hello again,
> On 02/28/2015 09:09 AM, Mohammad Hamad wrote:
>> Thank you for replaying, could you please give me an example of doing it
>> with the first option .
> I guess ISAKMP is a library that heavily depends on libc, right? If so,
> I would go for option 2 (libc plugin). If it actually requires 'fork'
> (as Christian mentioned), there is only option 3 (noux) available.
> For an example of option 1 (even so it does not depend on libc in the
> first place), you can have a look at 'dde_linux' which is a port of some
> Linux drivers to Genode. What one basically has to do, is to provide an
> environment where the ported program can run. That requires the
> following steps:
> 1. Make it compile: Provide definitions of any
> function/structure/macro/enum the program uses from libc.
> 2. Make it link: Provide a dummy function for each one that leads to a
> 'undefined reference' message from the linker.
> 3. Make it work: Implement all dummy functions that are actually used by
> the program in order to fulfill its core functionality. For example, one
> can omit book keeping or any other fancy stuff. This requires a little
> experience, though.
> I would call the above, the minimal Genode porting guide :-)
> Cheers,
> Sebastian

Stefan Kalkowski
Genode Labs ยท

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