Subject: Re: OS/390 Port
To: None <>
From: Jay Maynard <>
List: netbsd-ports
Date: 07/01/2000 09:03:49
On Sat, Jul 01, 2000 at 11:30:24AM +0200, Soren S. Jorvang wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 30, 2000 at 03:45:58PM -0500, Jay Maynard wrote:
> > Not only that, but there's even a quite functional emulator that runs on
> > real-people hardware (though, right now, it's Linux-specific, what it really
> > needs is POSIX threads, so changes to make it run on BSD would be doable, I
> I tried running it on NetBSD with only some very minor changes (except
> the standalone tape copy program, which uses more than a few Linux-
> specific ioctls) some time ago, and it got much of the way through the
> boot process, but there were some subtle thread problem that prevented
> it from working fully.

Hercules' stated direction (due to maintenance issues) is to run on Linux,
but, as the maintainer, if it can be made to run on NetBSD (or, for that
matter, any other OS) without adding a lot of cruft, and still buildable and
runnable on Linux, those changes would be happily accepted.