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authorSamuel Thibault <samuel.thibault@ens-lyon.org>2012-09-16 17:57:59 +0200
committerSamuel Thibault <samuel.thibault@ens-lyon.org>2012-09-16 17:57:59 +0200
commit6db3a4601533dcdc97a77bf2aaa3c964b026070c (patch)
tree603cb081ba876fd3a8101ac31bf74281608532fa /rpc.mdwn
parentbc59282d66189f60a1c6ee41e6243bd42eb51569 (diff)
explain that mig uses .defs to generate stubs
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@@ -30,10 +30,10 @@ Open is a bit complex because it finds its way to the eventual translator, but
for a mere file on the root filesystem, what happens boils down to calling
the dir_lookup function against the root filesystem. This is an RPC from the fs
interface (see fs.defs). The implementation of the function is thus actually
-generated using mig during the glibc build in RPC_dir_lookup.c. This generated
-function essentially encodes the parameters into a data buffer, and makes a
-mach_msg system call to send the buffer to the root filesystem port, with the
-dir_lookup RPC id.
+generated from the fs.defs file using mig during the glibc build in RPC_dir_lookup.c.
+This generated function essentially encodes the parameters into
+a data buffer, and makes a mach_msg system call to send the buffer to the root
+filesystem port, with the dir_lookup RPC id.
The root filesystem, for instance ext2fs, was sitting in its main
loop (libdiskfs/init-first.c, master_thread_function()), which calls