Subject: Re: config options
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Ty Sarna <email@example.com>
Date: 03/04/1995 21:02:24
In article <199503041903.LAA04484@lestat.nas.nasa.gov>,
Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Assuming this is a bit order restriction, and further assuming that
> > the COMPAT_SUNOS option would even compile on i386, could it be
> > a simple matter of converting the bit order?
> Nah...all the compat code does is DTRT with the syscalls and ioctls, etc.
> used in the binaries from the other OS...I don't think anyone's embarked
> on emulating a sparc or m68k chip in the kernel... :-)
What, you've never heard of the sun386i? COMPAT_SUNOS on the i386 port
is at posible and useful, at least theoretically.