HEADSUP: ibcs2 and svr4 compat headed for history
tjr at freebsd.org
Sat Jun 26 09:15:33 PDT 2004
On Sat, Jun 26, 2004 at 05:43:20PM +0200, Cordula's Web wrote:
> > > > - Numerous third-party applications for SCO and Solaris/x86
> > > > (e.g. backup solutions)
> > >
> > > Maple V for Solaris/x86.
> > Is something wrong with Maple for Linux? (Which is up to version 9.5,
> > looks as if.)
> No license. Gatuitously dropping backward compatibility support for
> commercial software is rude, to say the least... Where was that old
> Solaris/x86 HDD now?. Yuck. :-(
No, it's realistic. Maintaining SVR4/i386 compatibility is not a good use
of developer resources considering how few people use it.
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