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- Subject: Re: Lua-based OS (was: Safe Lua)
- From: Sean Conner <sean@...>
- Date: Thu, 4 Aug 2011 05:30:41 -0400
It was thus said that the Great HyperHacker once stated:
> On Wed, Aug 3, 2011 at 09:31, Sean Conner <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > It was thus said that the Great HyperHacker once stated:
> >> A much easier method though might be to hack a Linux kernel. And no
> >> matter which method you choose, proprietary graphic drivers present a
> >> problem...
> > Even easier would be a Linux system with a custom init program (process
> > 1) written in Lua.
> That sounds like about what I meant by "hack a Linux kernel". I don't
> know Linux's innards very well, but I'm guessing by the sound of it no
> actual kernel hacking would be necessary?
You can think of the Linux kernel as a read-made library that handles all
the low-level stuff of managing a computer.