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Re: Styx Speed and Implementation

>>programs. You dial the machine, and then send it a message asking for an
>>instance of sh with your terminal mounted in its /dev/cons... is there
>>some library support for such an 'inverted' client/server arrangement?

the server side composes calls to a selection of standard functions provided
by Sys and (in production use) the authentication modules:
sys->mount, sys->bind, sys->open, etc.

see for instance exec() in /appl/lib/srv.b which is the
core of the implementation of the rstyx service.

the client calls sys->export.