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Re: Intent to port to ia64

On Tue, Aug 01, 2000 at 12:21:40PM -0700, Andrew Lenharth wrote:
> I hate to bring up a can of worms, but this is a good example of a nice
> use of sub archetectures. ia64 can install all i586, i386 packages. EV6
> can install EV5 packages etc.  Also, from intels plans, future ia64 chips
> will be backwards compatible, but old apps won't be able to take advantage
> of additional pipelines and execution units (as those are fixed at
> compile time).

Is this supported by the inux Kernel, too? I mean are there 2 Syscall
interfaces, or do you have to laod a sepcial libc?

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