cvs commit: src/lib/libc/i386/net htonl.S ntohl.S

Kris Kennaway kris at
Mon Oct 18 11:38:08 PDT 2004

On Mon, Oct 18, 2004 at 11:30:11AM -0700, David O'Brien wrote:

> > If you are burning 6.0-CURRENT bridges already, and this change
> > is the step in the I386_CPU deprecation direction, why not just
> > unifdef(1) this libc code, so that the "xchg" is always used?
> I'm not decommisioning it -- I left a code path in there for someone who
> cares about running on real I386 CPU's.  I also plan on MFC'ing this to
> RELENG_5 once the branch opens up.  Please go read the freebsd-current
> thread.  As noted there we haven't built a 5-CURRENT I386 runable kernel
> since 2001.  Do you really think things haven't attrophied such that one
> must do some work to run on an I386 at this point?

Don't be too quick with the assertions; someone already reported
successfully running 5.2.1 on an i386 without significant hassles.

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