process execution from libc

Norman Feske norman.feske at ...1...
Mon Feb 12 20:19:23 CET 2018

Hi Ben,

On 11.02.2018 00:43, Nobody III wrote:
> I definitely like the idea of integrating noux functionality into libc.
> The most obvious barrier that I see is Genode's recursive structure and
> the comparatively flat POSIX structure. In particular, there is no way
> (AFAIK) for a process to create a sibling or sibling-like process
> without the parent process's support. How can we overcome this barrier
> without a shared parent (noux)?
> Also, what is your rough plan so far, Norman?

my idea is to split the responsibilities of today's Noux into a part
that resides inside a VFS server (which we will have anyway) and a part
that resides in the forking program.


Dr.-Ing. Norman Feske
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