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Re: Fwd: Status and future of 3rd party ABI compatibility layer

On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 11:25:07AM -0500, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 11:13:36AM +0200, haad wrote:
> > 
> > With solaris.kmod we are compatible with solaris kernel, (we should
> > be able to load solaris kernel modules).
> Have you actually tried this?  I am pretty sure it would not work.
> It appears to me that solaris.kmod includes shims that provide some
> Solaris kernel interfaces at the *source* level in NetBSD, which
> certainly makes it easier to port kernel code from Solaris but does
> not (as far as I can tell) give us binary compatibility.

Adam may have meant source level compat, it definitely does provide some
level of that. Of course no binary compat as you say.

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