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SubjectRe: [PATCH for mm] Remove iBCS support
On Tue 080122, Ingo Molnar wrote:
>
> * David Newall <davidn@davidnewall.com> wrote:
>
> > Andi Kleen wrote:
> > > You seem to be under the illusion that iBCS2 support works currently
> > > in mainline and that only this patch would break it.
> >
> > I cannot imagine what brings you to that conclusion. Suffice to say
> > you are entirely and inexplicably wrong.
>
> it should be very easy for you to prove me wrong then. I've got a very
> simple question: please tell me, how do i run a binary compiled for an
> iBCS2 platform under Linux v2.6.23?


at least the Changelog for ibcs-3.4.tar.gz found on

http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=13130

says:

2007-10-11 Alex <agon04@users.sourceforge.net>

ibcs-3.4

* support for Kernel 2.6.23 added
* support for SUSE AppArmor


I did not try this one myself.

Karl

>
> I've got plenty of v2.6.23-running testsystems, tell me, if i wanted,
> how could i run any iBCS2 binary on them? All i see is a massive,
> 2.4-kernels-only patchkit:
>
> http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/hch/linux-abi/v2.4/
>
> which external patch-kit was not picked up by major distros and which
> was never integrated into the upstream kernel either. iBCS2 support in
> Linux 2.6 simply does not exist.
>
> Ingo
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