Subject: Re: Questions...
To: Johnny Billquist <bqt@Update.UU.SE>
From: Brian Chase <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/25/2001 06:43:21
On Thu, 25 Jan 2001, Johnny Billquist wrote:
> Second. I had some problems compiling the most recent sources, and
> stumbled onto IBCS2. In the generic config file:
> options COMPAT_IBCS2 # DEC SVR.3 compatilibity
> however, in the man-pages:
> NetBSD supports running Intel Binary Compatibilty Standard 2 (iBCS2) bi-
> naries. This only applies to i386 systems for now.
> Anyone care to explain? What DEC SVR.3 exists for VAXen???
Well... when AT&T was doing their original SysV work, what platform(s) do
you think they supported? Or... which 32-bit VM capable systems existed
in the early 1980s?
That's not the best answer. I forget who did the original work, but I
think it was around a year ago that someone mentioned doing SysV binary
support for the VAX as contract work. There are probably clues in the
--- Brian Chase | email@example.com | http://world.std.com/~bdc/ -----
100 buckets of bits on the bus,
100 buckets of bits.
You take one down and short it to ground.
FF buckets of bits on the bus.