Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 9th Feb 2013 02:04 UTC, submitted by ac
Linux "Both of these articles allude to the fact that I'm working on putting the D-Bus protocol into the kernel, in order to help achieve these larger goals of proper IPC for applications. And I'd like to confirm that yes, this is true, but it's not going to be D-Bus like you know it today. Our goal (and I use 'goal' in a very rough term, I have 8 pages of scribbled notes describing what we want to try to implement here), is to provide a reliable multicast and point-to-point messaging system for the kernel, that will work quickly and securely. On top of this kernel feature, we will try to provide a 'libdbus' interface that allows existing D-Bus users to work without ever knowing the D-Bus daemon was replaced on their system."
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I wonder...
by sithlord2 on Sat 9th Feb 2013 10:12 UTC
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They are moving D-BUS ino the kernel, and the virtual terminals into userspace (http://linux.slashdot.org/story/13/02/08/159218/moving-the-linux-ke...).

Are we looking here at a very careful attempt to slowly turn the Linux kernel into a microkernel?

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