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re: CVS commit: src/sys/arch

> On 24.07.2010 17:54, Matthias Drochner wrote:
> > 
> > said:
> >> Kernel modules, on the other hand...
> > 
> > Hmm, didn't think of that. (using them myself only for testing)
> > 
> >> a gaping ABI incompatibility is completely unacceptable
> > 
> > There are two ways to fix this without the 64-bit-paddr overhead,
> > a short-term and a long-term one.
> > The short-term fix would be to use another module load path.
> > This is close to calling it a different port, but it would
> > not affect userland.
> "i386pae" and "i386"? Huh... then we will get i386xenpae, i386xen, and
> so on?

FWIW, having a different module load path and choosing the right set
of modules is an incoming feature but i have no time line for it.

i plan for it to be useful for ppc oea vs. 4xx, sparc32 vs sparc64
in 32 bitmode, and there was someone else wanting it too.


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