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Re: hpux binary emulation

On Mon, Dec 30, 2002 at 12:35:13PM -0700, Grant Grundler wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 30, 2002 at 12:42:27PM +0000, Frank Mattes wrote:
> > I'm wondering now if anyone has expirience with the hpux binary 
> > emulation under hppa linux. To my understanding linux should be able 
> > to execute binaries for hpux.
> Yes, but very few people have tried and we are certain it won't
> work for everything.

um, my understanding is that it's currently broken, since jsm rewrote
space register / cache flush handling about 2 years ago.  for a start,
i don't think there's currently any mechanism for mapping the gateway
page into hpux processes, so syscalls won't work.

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