Subject: Re: Question regarding source tree
To: Scott Reynolds <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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 email@example.com 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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