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Re: It runs!

From: jbranso
Subject: Re: It runs!
Date: Fri, 12 May 2023 18:50:00 +0000

May 12, 2023 2:31 PM, "Sergey Bugaev" <bugaevc@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello everyone, I've got some exciting news :)
> /bin/sh runs!!!
> Things start up all the way -- exec, proc, auth, all that. Then
> /hurd/startup exec's /libexec/console-run; I placed a little shell
> script there. The shell (dash) starts up, loads the script, and starts
> executing it! And (this required another tweak to TLS) it manages to
> fork and exec a command!
> The command being "settrans -ac /dev/mach-console /hurd/streamio
> console" -- and that seems to (mostly?) succeed too, streamio starts
> up and settrans does call file-set-trans on the ext2fs. But I haven't
> yet been able to receive any actual output from the shell or
> subsequent commands on the console.
> But -- we now have enough of Unix working to fork and to run /bin/sh!
> How cool is that?!
> Patches coming some time soon (tm).
> Sergey

Awesome work everyone!  And kudos to Sergey to becoming a serious 
Hurd developer!

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