cvs commit: src/sys/compat/linux linux_socket.c
wkb at xs4all.nl
Wed Mar 22 19:33:45 UTC 2006
On Wed, Mar 22, 2006 at 12:26:19PM -0700, Scott Long wrote:
> Alexander Leidinger wrote:
> >Am Wed, 22 Mar 2006 10:04:50 -0500
> >schrieb John Baldwin <jhb at freebsd.org>:
> >>On Wednesday 22 March 2006 03:49, Alexander Leidinger wrote:
> >>>If nobody is using the linuxolator on alpha with a recent FreeBSD (either
> >>>because everything is used on x86/amd64 hardware, and/or because there's
> >>>usable linux_base for alpha), I think it would be best to remove the
> >>>part from alpha. It would make the code in compat/linux cleaner.
> >>Or just undo what you did above and leave it as it is. :) I've done
> >>things on the compat code over and haven't been really bothered by the
> >>#ifdef __alpha__'s.
> >But this would introduce a dependency on COMPAT_43 again...
> In all honesty, Alpha is tier-2, and its days are numbered. That
> doesn't mean that I'm proposing that it get axed from CVS right now,
> but I also don't think that it is worth spending a lot of time on.
As long as it is surgically/cleanly removed to ensure that Alpha
at least continues to build removing Linux compatibility does not
appear too much of a problem.
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