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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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