taskThe GNU Hurd - Tasks: task #5469, Rewrite pfinet

 
 

task #5469: Rewrite pfinet

Submitted by:  Thomas Schwinge <tschwinge>
Submitted on:  Wed 19 Apr 2006 04:10:16 PM UTC  
 
Category:  The GNU Hurd Should Start On:  Tue 18 Apr 2006 10:00:00 PM UTC
Should be Finished on:  Tue 18 Apr 2006 10:00:00 PM UTC Priority:  5 - Normal
Status:  None Privacy:  Public
Percent Complete:  70% Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open Planned Release:  None
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a new tcp/ip stack translator was set up, that just uses lwip as a library.
It probably needs polishing before we can use it as our main stack, however.

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Wed 19 Apr 2006 04:12:56 PM UTC, comment #1: 

This task might need coordination with task #1619 (libchannel).

Thomas Schwinge <tschwinge>
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Wed 19 Apr 2006 04:10:16 PM UTC, original submission:  

The current pfinet implementation is taken from old Linux code, making it work for our purposes by using glue code.

It is worthwhile to rewrite pfinet to get rid of the deficiencies in the old code.  If this is done by again using code from another kernel or operating system combined with a glue code or by using one of the already implemented user space stacks or by writing a purely native implementation has to be determined.

Thomas Schwinge <tschwinge>
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