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Re: setsockopt() compat issue
On Sat, Oct 18, 2008 at 05:53:22PM -0400, Greg A. Woods; Planix, Inc. wrote:
> A better argument as to why NetBSD uses I32LP64 on those architectures
> where ILP64 might make more sense would be to say that it was simply easier
> to follow the herd than to try to ride against them all no matter how bogus
> were the arguments used by the herd to choose their direction.
You don't really want to see a BSD networking stack on a ILP64
system. It isn't pretty. Cray's UNICOS and UNICOS/mk used a BSD
networking stack and both were ILP64. The code is fully of fun
stuff to make up for no native I32...
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