Subject: Re: com rumblings...
To: Bill Studenmund <wrstuden@NetBSD.org>
From: Garrett D'Amore <email@example.com>
Date: 06/19/2006 22:24:46
Bill Studenmund wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 15, 2006 at 01:21:30PM -0700, Garrett D'Amore wrote:
>> Charles M. Hannum wrote:
>>> On Thu, Jun 15, 2006 at 12:54:53PM -0700, Garrett D'Amore wrote:
>>> As for zs vs. com, notice that their guts are almost identical. Maybe
>>> this is because I retooled both of them at the same time...
>> Maybe. I should look at it in more detail. It looks like there are
>> enough differences that making zs.c just another instantiation of com(4)
>> might be a bad idea. (The separate mouse/keyboard streams at least
>> comes to mind.)
> That'd be a bad idea. The 8530 has enough stuff going on that trying to
> shove it into a different family's concept of how registers work & such
> would just be nasty.
> Charles got the core of the logic right in the two of them, that's good
> Take care,
That matches my analysis. Thanks.
Garrett D'Amore, Principal Software Engineer
Tadpole Computer / Computing Technologies Division,
General Dynamics C4 Systems
Phone: 951 325-2134 Fax: 951 325-2191