Subject: Re: ancillary data alignment and binary backward compatibility
To: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <email@example.com>
Date: 03/08/2000 08:32:03
> are you suggesting to have different CMSG_ALIGN (= have different
> ALIGNBYTES) for use in the kernel, based on binary emulation
That's one possibility, probably the most sane. (you don't want to
change the existing value for the sparc, because of binary
compatibility, and if sparc64's different, that's probably for a good reason.
> I'm not sure if this is possible for the kernel side to dance like
the kernel is just software.
Chris Demetriou - firstname.lastname@example.org - http://www.netbsd.org/People/Pages/cgd.html
Disclaimer: Not speaking for NetBSD, just expressing my own opinion.