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SubjectRe: Aunt Tillie builds a kernel (was Re: ISA hardware discovery -- the elegant solution)
"Eric S. Raymond" <> said:


> It's not that hard. Given Giacomo's table of probes it only took me about
> two days to get it 85% of the way there. The remaining 15% is partly
> issues with rulebase bugs that it exposes, and partly issues with what
> to do about the possibility of ISA hardware that is not directly
> probeable.

Ever heard of "90% done, the remaining 10% will take the other 90% of the
effort"? Just as predicted, a long way back... then comes a two or three
year shakedown to get it reliable enough for real use.
Horst von Brand # 22616
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