Coda File System

Re: venus-kernel interface

From: Ivan Popov <>
Date: Fri, 1 Oct 2004 15:48:50 +0200
> > other processes and Venus. I thought also about the kernel-Venus
> > communication. Now it is ioctl()s which is quite natural,
> > but can break when ioctls are remapped by an unaware abi-compatibility
> > layer.
> Nope, kernel-venus protocol already uses simple read and write syscalls
> on the /dev/cfs0 device. The problem is when an application like clog

Oops, then I had looked at wrong place in the sources. Too bad.
But good - it means with minor changes we could let Venus & Co be mostly
identical on all platforms, not only being based on common source,
but working the same on binary level.

Low priority but nice to have.

Received on 2004-10-01 09:50:01