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SubjectRe: linux on nt.
On Tue, 18 Feb 1997, B. James Phillippe wrote:

>
> On Wed, 19 Feb 1997, Alan Cox wrote:
>
> > > i came across a press release that a company (Softway) will be developing a
> > > unix process for windows nt.
> >
> > Someone did this quite a while ago. In theory you could host Linux on top
> > of NT. Beats me why you'd want to slow Linux down so much however. I've also
> > no idea how you would persuade our dear friend Bill to give you enough API
> > info to do it
>
> Anyone consider the feasability of running NT as a Linux process?
> Assuming this wasn't sick and insane and there was adequate documentation,
> would there be a (unavoidable) technical limitation?
>

Just ask Wine development team if they are working for emulating NT too.
I have looked at the last Wine patch just yersterday and I see they have
implemented the SIDs, ACLs and ACEs (NTDLL security subsystem).
May be some day Wine will be able to run NT programs too :)

Ciao,
Riccardo.


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