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

On Wed, 2 Mar 2011 00:40:44 +0000
Andrew Doran <> wrote:

> With modules now basically working we should either retire or move
> some of these items to pkgsrc so that the interested parties maintain them.
> An awful lot of the compat stuff is now very compartmentalised, with not
> much more work to do.

Is all compat code i386 specific?  Otherwise, do modules really work on
all architectures involved?  Can a module built from third-party code
be linked statically to a monolithic kernel without hassle, for systems
on which enabling loadable modules is not allowed?


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