Re: Intent to port to ia64
Bernd Eckenfels <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> so the kernel in ia64 only supports the ia64 syscalls not the ia32... and if
> i want to run a ia32 bin on ia64 i need a ia32 libc which in turn would use
> the ia32 syscalls which are not present on the ia64.
> so the question is, will there be a syscall emulator or a compat libc6, does
> anybody know?
At least the latest ia64 kernels have an arch/ia64/ia32 subdirectory
which emulates the ia32 syscalls and execution environment (though
I've heard it has issues).
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