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authorThomas Schwinge <>2011-07-20 13:35:48 +0200
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Misc bits from emails by Samuel and Jérémie.
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## [[Hurd-specific Port|hurd/glibc]]
+An important part of the [[Hurd]] actually resides in glibc: here, the POSIX
+interfaces are implemented on top of the [[Hurd IPC protocols|hurd/interface]].
+This is different to the Linux port, where most simple POSIX interfaces are in
+fact simply forwarded to/implemented as [[system_call]]s.
# Implementation Details