Subject: Re: which COMPAT_ flags are worth keeping?
To: George Michaelson <>
From: Greg A. Woods <>
List: current-users
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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