Sparc64 doesn't care about you, and you shouldn't care about Sparc64

Joe Nosay superbisquit at
Thu Nov 19 21:46:52 UTC 2015

Is it possible to have the instruction sets moved from one architecture to
another? Would this require more registers? Since there are Open
Architectures, it should be possible to create a CPU with shared
instruction sets.

On Tue, Nov 17, 2015 at 4:27 AM, Mark Linimon <linimon at> wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 17, 2015 at 12:06:35AM -0700, Warner Losh wrote:
> > We don’t have a “king of the kernel” or “king of mips” or anything
> > like that.  We document that you send mail to mips@ when you don’t
> > know the right person to send.
> And I don't see why we should.  What would we gain from this administrative
> overhead?
> What we lose is: dealing with people who have the title not doing work,
> or people not having the title, doing the work, being irritated by not
> having the title.
> svn can, with a little effort, demonstrate who is looking after what.
> All I see is cost and no benefit.  This isn't an "org chart" kind of
> issue IMHO.
> In FreeBSD, why delegate responsibility to anyone other than those who
> take it by their own initiative?
> mcl
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