Subject: Re: Emulations as LKM (execsw change)
To: Scott Bartram <email@example.com>
From: Jaromír Dolecek <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/16/2000 11:32:30
Scott Bartram wrote:
> "Jarom_r Dolecek" wrote:
> > * compat/ibcs2/ibcs2_misc.c:ibcs2_sys_time() checked for emul_ibcs2_xout;
> > I've disabled that check for now, since there is now only single
> > emul_ibcs2. What is the right thing to do here ?
> So the answer is that the emul code needs to be able to query the original
> object format otherwise each format has to become a unique emulation.
Seems so. Though the thing in ibcs2_sys_time() seems more like abuse
of the exec info than the right thing - most probably, it's just
compatibility quirk for "really old" SCO time(2) syscall. (That makes
me wonder why they did not version it).
Jaromir Dolecek <jdolecek@NetBSD.org> http://www.ics.muni.cz/~dolecek/
@@@@ Wanna a real operating system ? Go and get NetBSD, damn! @@@@