Subject: Re: Watch out for lseek and stat struct st_size fields!
To: None <>
From: Theo de Raadt <>
List: amiga-dev
Date: 07/15/1994 01:02:40
> > processors either) -- you can consider us too lazy to put in a
> > backwards compatibility hack that requires a completely seperately
> > compiled kernel and userland.
> > 
> > Besides all the hoopla about how this change breaks everything, note
> > that SunOS binaries still continue to run.
> Interesting.. if SunOS binaries can be made to run sooo easily, it should
> be trivial to run and support 32bit NetBSD binaries, right?:-)

32bit off_t NetBSD binaries run TODAY. They never stopped working.
They call the backwards-compat system calls provided.

I think you are off base. I suspect that you are not running current,
and as a result do not know any of the relevant facts.