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Re: i386 and the COMPAT_50 option

On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 01:14:16PM +0000, Andrew Doran wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 11:02:40AM +0200, Antti Kantee wrote:
> > (fwiw, we really really should completely drop e.g. COMPAT_43 ioctls)
> Isn't it likely that foreign binaries (Ultrix/SunOS) know about them?

Yes.  Even our own X11 code used to know about them -- I think that's
finally gone now.

Ultrix may be a special case but all anything else cares about from
COMPAT_43 is the old tty interface.

Thor Lancelot Simon                               
    "Even experienced UNIX users occasionally enter rm *.* at the UNIX
     prompt only to realize too late that they have removed the wrong
     segment of the directory structure." - Microsoft WSS whitepaper

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