Re: System requirements
Roland McGrath <email@example.com> writes:
> Luck. It should in theory work to have no default pager (though that means
> you cannot use `swapon' at run time either), but there are likely some
> quirky assumptions being broken by that, and Thomas and I will be
> Completely Unsurprised if trying to run without a default pager screws up
> and/or dies in weird ways.
In theory a default pager would not be called until needed, but the
assumption in the kernel as well as a few little tidbits of Hurd code
is that it is always there.