Subject: Re: compat_nomid
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Izumi Tsutsui <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/05/2003 13:42:18
In article <20030104223236.GF22238@danbala.tuwien.ac.at>
> The following ports have code ifdef'd on COMPAT_NOMID without
> having COMPAT_NOMID (even commented out) in any kernel configs:
> atari, cesfic, hp300, news68k, x68k
All of them are derived from hp300 and there is a following comment:
>> * XXX what are the special cases for the hp300?
>> * XXX why is this COMPAT_NOMID? was something generating
>> * hp300 binaries with an a_mid of 0? i thought that was only
>> * done on little-endian machines... -- cgd
But I don't know if this is correct or not.
> Is it ok to remove the (ir)relevant parts?
If there is no such old binaries that require COMPAT_NOMID,
it could be removed, I think.