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SubjectRe: WLinux -> Subverting Windows by making Linux available to MS users
On Mon, 30 Mar 1998, Joseph Malicki wrote:

> Because you CANNOT provide a PURE VM unless you emulate opcodes, which is a
> real pain in the ass. Intel CPU's are not fully virtualizable, and there is
> NO way to safely run 32-bit Windows under linux without emulation.

Emulation can, however, consist of a JIT recompiler that *does nothing* in
the case of stretches of opcodes that don't need to be emulated. Meaning
the vast majority of the code in something like Windows can in theory be
run with no overhead.

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