24 Jun 2008 riscgrl   » (Journeyer)

Patch 47 commentaried!

this patch was all functions for 'doing work' on the home node on behalf of the remote node. syscalls, fork(), execve, mmap.. several file related functions, all called only on the remote node. the quality of the code in this patch was pretty high.

i pounded through this commentary, listening to my usual xaphan.us monday night show. the code was rather straightforward, even if it seems complex. the most grevious error i could find in it was a case of memory leak if something went wrong in remote_execve.

on the plus side, this is the last patch of its side in the 'first 98' that makes a compilable version of openmosix. its all downhill from here, mostly headers. then at least I'll have something that compiles, to start cleaning up, piece by piece. only 322 patches in the set!

so, I've done two levels of review on 7,200 lines of patch, with 25,000 lines total. and its taken me 5 months. I'm way over my head. *shrugs*

and after all that, I've still got outstanding bugs.

my brain will pay for this in the morning.

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