HEADSUP: ibcs2 and svr4 compat headed for history
tjr at freebsd.org
Sat Jun 26 07:02:33 PDT 2004
On Sat, Jun 26, 2004 at 03:35:40PM +0200, Michael Nottebrock wrote:
> On Saturday 26 June 2004 12:59, Miguel Mendez wrote:
> > On Sat, 26 Jun 2004 13:36:25 +0300
> > Alex Keahan <alex at hightemplar.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > > Is Solaris/x86 supported by ibcs2 or svr4? Solaris/x86 is being
> > > actively developed by Sun and is far from extinct.
> > Solaris/x86 is a niche product.
> > [...]
> That's all very subjective arguments. The question is, does the binary compat
> _work_ for any recent Solaris/x86 stuff? I rather doubt it, but haven't
> checked, Scott seems to suggest it doesn't.
Last time I checked, it was at least capable of running a "Hello World"
program compiled on SunOS 5.8. I suspect it would be capable of running
most programs that use only Standard C library routines, but I doubt
something like Java would run -- it doesn't even work well under
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