Subject: Re: m88k system call convention
To: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: netbsd-ports
Date: 02/08/2000 10:46:31
On Tue, 8 Feb 2000, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:

> I'm 99% sure Motorola ported their SVR4 to mvme88k, and if we're going
> to go ELF I strongly suggest we use whichever calling convention they
> did.
> One would hope that Data General's "SVR4" (DG/UX) also did the same
> thing Motorola did, but gosh, why do I suspect we have one of those
> cases here where one "SVR4" for a given architecture can't run the
> other "SVR4"'s binaries? :-)

That would be icky. But I *think* the different emulations should be able
to handle it, shouldn't they?

Take care,