Subject: Re: /emul/xxx for all/other /sys/compat/xxx?
To: None <tech-kern@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
Date: 03/06/1995 06:59:03
In article <D5054x.3yH@endicor.com> firstname.lastname@example.org (Ty Sarna) writes:
>Next time I get NetBSD up on a m68k machine I'll try converting sunos if
>nobody beets me to it. That'll probably be a while. It doesn't really
>look that hard, mostly cut and paste. Perhaps the alternate root code
>should be factored out into /sys/compat/compat_root.c or something too.
>I'll do the others if you'll send me alphas, pmaxen, etc :-).
Please factor the code out now; It is already duplicated in two places.
Call it compat_namei() or something; also include the stackgap
inline functions, and fix the sunos code to use them. I'll try to get
to some of this myself by next weekend.