Subject: Re: What does "binary emulation" means?
To: Baldassare Profeta <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: amiga
Date: 01/27/1996 18:11:27
On Sat, 27 Jan 1996 18:51:13 +0100 (Baldassare Profeta) wrote:

 > In the 1.1 Installation instructions there is written:
 > "NeTBSD 1.1 has significantly enhanced the binary emulation subsystem
 > (which includes iBCS2, Linux, OSF/1, SunOS, SVR4, Solaris and Ultrix
 > compatibility)"
 > What does it means?
 > Am I able to run the binary version of a program compiled for those
 > platforms? Umh, I don't think my interpretation is right...

The binaries have to be for the cpu type you have.  The Amiga can run 
m68k SunOS 4.1 binaries.  Maybe one day someone will do Linux/68k 
emulation for NetBSD.

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