IRC, freenode, #hurd, end of May/beginning of June 2010

<cfhammar> whats the difference between mach-defpager and defpager?
<cfhammar> i'm guessing defpager is a hurdish version that uses libstore
  but was never finished or something
<cfhammar> found an interesting thread about it:
<slpz> antrik: an interesting thread, indeed :-)
<pochu> slpz: btw is mach-defpager linked statically but not called
  mach-defpager.static on purpose?
<slpz> antrik: also, I can confirm that mach-defpager needs a complete
  rewrite ;-)
<slpz> pochu: I think the original defpager was launched by serverboot
<slpz> pochu: that could be the reason to have it static, like ext2fs
<slpz> and since there's no need to execute it again during the normal
  operation of the system, they probably decided to not create a
  dynamically linked version
<slpz> (but I'm just guessing)
<slpz> of perhaps they wanted to prevent mach-defpager from the need of
  reading libraries, since it's used when memory is really scarce (guessing