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SubjectRe: [PATCH for mm] Remove iBCS support

* David Newall <> 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?

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:

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.


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