Subject: Re: new sysctl: hw.cpu_isa
To: None <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/14/2000 03:16:18
Bill Sommerfeld wrote:

> A cross-architecture machine-independant way to express cpu features
> should provide an abstraction of a feature set, not a simple
> one-dimensional level.

For my original intended use (shared library selection), a feature
set doesn't scale.  If you've got 5 features, you don't want to have
32 difference libraries to choose from.  My initial thinking was that
feature set info should be a MD thing and in a machdep.<something>

Simon Burge                            <>
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