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Re: Regarding the ULTRIX and OSF1 compats

On Sat, Mar 16, 2019 at 04:50:25PM -0700, Jason Thorpe wrote:
 > > Do we know if COMPAT_OSF1 has actually ever been supported on HPPA? It is
 > > commented out in GENERIC since rev1, and there is some Alpha-specific code
 > > in osf1_misc.c that could hardly have compiled on HPPA.
 > Certainly not in NetBSD, as far as I'm aware.  It certainly existed
 > for PA-RISC, but was never shipped by the vendor.  The OSF/1 compat
 > we have in NetBSD is specifically DEC's flavor for the Alpha, and I
 > don't recall exactly how far it diverged.

Eventually, a good deal. The point at which it stopped being a pile of
crap was pretty much exactly the point at which DEC decided they were
willing to diverge from upstream in order to fix things.

David A. Holland

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