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    SubjectRe: Linux in a binary world... a doomsday scenario
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    On Monday 05 December 2005 11:29, Jan-Benedict Glaw wrote:
    > On Mon, 2005-12-05 12:18:34 -0500, Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@pobox.com> wrote:
    > > Arjan van de Ven wrote:
    > > >Linux in a binary world
    > >
    > > You forgot the effect of binary-only on non-x86 arches...
    >
    > Um, let's write an binary emulator for those archs. It did work for
    > Alphas executing i386 code, so it'd work for PPC, too :-)

    Fabrice Bellard beat you to it, QEMU, and yes it's GPL.

    Trying to bolt it to the kernel would deeply suck.

    Rob
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