The future of L4
agrimes at speakeasy.net
Mon Jul 31 01:01:07 CEST 2006
Guillaume FORTAINE wrote:
> Hello all,
> I believe it's time to use ne tools to develop a robust l4 based os. here are my suggestions :
I was thinking about writing a message along these lines too. =)
> c++ multithreaded language :
Interesting. Almost all of these links are new to me. =)
My own OS project, to a large part influenced by L4, "Sphere", --
article available on request, among other things, aims to expose more of
the awesome features of the modern microkernel OS to the user.
> parrallel and asychronous api:
One of the main features of my OS design is an assynchronous IPC system.
> (scheduler and api for l4) => focused on performance : could not we consider a pc as an asynchronous platform ?
> compiler :
My concern here is locking in to a specific compiler technology. A
decient OS will support multiple languages concurrently.
> A new concept : a meta-distribution (port for hurd planned :-) !)
My main gripe against hurd/linux/minix/bsd etc is that they are ALL
UNIX. I HATE UNIX.
> I believe with this new tools we can construct the best system ever ...
I'm not completely certain about this selection of tools, but the "best
system ever" part is indisputable. ;)
Don't let your schoolwork get in the way of your learning.
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