[PATCH]: linuxator _without_ COMPAT_43

Divacky Roman xdivac02 at stud.fit.vutbr.cz
Sat Aug 20 11:14:06 GMT 2005


On Sat, Aug 20, 2005 at 12:57:51PM +0200, Divacky Roman wrote:
> hi
> 
> I made a patch which enables linuxator to work without COMPAT_43 option in
> kernel. Thus we're almost free to remove COMPAT_43 from generic as nothing
> widespread uses it no more. removing COMPAT_43 has advantage of speeding up the
> kernel (take a look at gepid() function for example) and removing old code is
> always good :)
> 
> the patch itself is a rewrite from old patch from dragonfly (I dont know author
> so sorry) and it was tested with "chroot /compat/linux /bin/bash; playing" and
> playing video with realplay - both worked as expected. the test was done on
> UP/i386 so I'd appreciate some testing on SMP etc. it currently supports just
> i386 but porting it to other archs should be quite easy
> 
> thnx for suggestions, comments etc
> 
> roman
> 
> p.s. pls CC: me as I am not subscribed to emulation at freebsd.org

seems like I forgot to include the patch ;)

its at: http://hysteria.sk/~neologism/linux43.patch


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