Subject: Re: Broken 1.6?
To: VAX porting list <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Johnny Billquist <email@example.com>
Date: 10/08/2002 14:48:52
> Hmmm. Booting the 1.6 kernel seem to have helped. Now I'll have to figure
> out what have happened to the kernel to break things in non-obvious
> ways... Sorry about rambling about libc. That wasn't where the problem
> was, it was just a symptom of something else...
Turned out COMPAT_16 was needed. Without it, even with a "new" -current,
some programs don't work (such as csh and inetd).
Ragge was the one who knew what was going on, though. The syscall
framework have changed, and if COMPAT_16 isn't included, the old syscalls
all will give illegal instruction signals.
Sorry to have made such a fuzz over this.
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