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Re: Porting Mach syscall/ipc to Linux

From: Samuel Thibault
Subject: Re: Porting Mach syscall/ipc to Linux
Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2016 15:30:10 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21+34 (58baf7c9f32f) (2010-12-30)

Luca Dariz, on Fri 15 Jan 2016 09:52:54 +0100, wrote:
> has anyone already tried to port or implement the Mach syscalls and ipc
> to Linux?

Not that I know of.

> I am wondering if there are any fundamental limitations due to different
> architectural decisions and so on, I was thinking about building a
> module to add such functionalities, eventually emulating the syscalls
> through some other interface (e.g. netlink socket).

That was suggested at a GHM a few years ago. I don't see why it
shouldn't be possible. It's "just" quite an amount of work.


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