Subject: Re: config options
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Ty Sarna <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/04/1995 21:02:24
In article <>,
Jason Thorpe  <> 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.