Subject: Re: Question regarding source tree
To: Scott Reynolds <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/11/1996 09:12:14
On Wed, 11 Sep 1996 10:53:08 -0500 (CDT) 
 Scott Reynolds <scottr@Plexus.COM> wrote:

 > On Wed, 11 Sep 1996 wrote:
 > > 	I believe /sys/dev is for device specific code which is sharable
 > > 	between architectures - ie /sys/dev/ic/z8530* is the zilog 8530
 > > 	serial code shared between the sun3, sparc & I think mac68k.
 > Actually, the mac68k port uses a somewhat modified version of this code,
 > and hence is kept in the architecture-dependent part of the source tree.
 > Just a minor nit; the statement is otherwise absolutely valid.

Hmm ... strictly speaking, I think the current platforms using it are the 
sun3 and mvme68k ... the sparc port hasn't been converted yet...

(Err, well, I know someone who's working on it, but it's not quite 
finished yet :-)

Anyhow, whatever, just a nit, too :-)

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