Subject: Re: which COMPAT_ flags are worth keeping?
To: George Michaelson <G.Michaelson@cc.uq.oz.au>
From: Greg A. Woods <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/28/1994 12:32:46
[ On Sun, November 27, 1994 at 15:59:53 (+1000), George Michaelson wrote: ]
> Subject: which COMPAT_ flags are worth keeping?
> I have also yet to understand why I might want IBSC. Is the acronym decoded
> anywhere or is a stab-in-the-dark (b)inary (s)co (c)ompatibility it?
Intel Binary Compatability Standard, Version 2. (At least I thought it
was IBCS, not IBSC.)
I.e. should allow you to run any application conforming to IBCS-II, such
as any binary that runs on most any system based on UNIX System V/386
Release 3.2, such as ISC-3.x, SCO UNIX V, ESIX, AT&T, etc.
Greg A. Woods
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