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SubjectRe: Remove execution domain support
Am 11.04.2015 um 23:04 schrieb Al Viro:
> On Sat, Apr 11, 2015 at 01:52:21PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>> On Sat, Apr 11, 2015 at 1:47 PM, Richard Weinberger <richard@nod.at> wrote:
>>>
>>> The removal will make architecutre specific signal handling easier
>>> and there is no need to keep execuction domains as this feature is
>>> obviously incomplete and abandoned
>>
>> Ack. The whole exec domain made some code code pretty inscrutable.
>>
>> So I'd certainly be willing to pull this during the 4.1 merge window
>> if nobody complains.
>>
>> Anybody?
>
> IIRC, only two places really used that thing - iBCS2 shite and RISCOS
> compat one. The former isnot in the tree at all, and I've no idea
> how many users does the latter one have. Probably not many, judging by this:
> config ARTHUR
> tristate "RISC OS personality"
> depends on !AEABI
> help
> Say Y here to include the kernel code necessary if you want to run
> Acorn RISC OS/Arthur binaries under Linux. This code is still very
> experimental; if this sounds frightening, say N and sleep in peace.
> You can also say M here to compile this support as a module (which
> will be called arthur).
>
> rmk might have a better idea of whether anyone gives a damn...

Many moons ago I've sent a patch to remove RISOS support.
He liked it:
http://lists.infradead.org/pipermail/linux-arm-kernel/2014-July/274298.html

Thanks,
//richard


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