Subject: Re: Missing COMPAT32 Syscalls
To: Gary Duzan <email@example.com>
From: Quentin Garnier <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/24/2005 12:15:55
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On Thu, Nov 24, 2005 at 05:59:56AM -0500, Gary Duzan wrote:
> Has anyone looked into what it would take to implement the SA
> syscalls for compat32? It would be useful to be able to run threaded
> i386 software on my amd64 box. If it is feasible I might be able to
> contribute some sweat equity to the cause.
It's not easy. I've had little time to work on it the past month, but
I intend to resume working on it in December.
The core of the issue is the way to handle ucontext_t.
Quentin Garnier - email@example.com - cube@NetBSD.org
"When I find the controls, I'll go where I like, I'll know where I want
to be, but maybe for now I'll stay right here on a silent sea."
KT Tunstall, Silent Sea, Eye to the Telescope, 2004.
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