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Re: mutexes, locks and so on...
On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 09:50:52AM -0500, der Mouse wrote:
> >> Over 15 years ago NetBSD had a possibility to take everyone into
> >> account [...]
> > So what you are arguing is that MI needn't be so much MI anymore, and
> > that supporting anything more than mainstream today is more to be
> > considered a lucky accident than a desired goal?
> Looks to me like pretty much exactly what pooka was saying.
> > Oh well! I guess I should go away now.
> And me, and everyone else running anything but x86_64 (and, maybe,
> i386; I don't know whether that's sufficiently modern to count).
> Compilers that page themselves to death unless given over twice the RAM
> a uV2 maxes out at. Decisions driven by "a megabyte of disk costs
> what, $0.00008?". Now this.
> bqt, wanna start a fork? Looks as though NetBSD no longer supports
> most of the architectures it used to.
That idea could have merit.
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