RE: dropping CONFIG_IA32_SUPPORT from ia64
> A twist on that theme is to merge the parts of ia32 emulation in the
> ia64 kernel with the x86_64 architecture. Where that makes sense,
> anyway. Large portions of the ia32 emulation are already common with
> other CONFIG_COMPAT architectures, so reducing the amount of code
> reduces the amount of potentially buggy code ;-)
That would be good ... currently there is 5674 lines below arch/ia64/ia32/
If the majority of that were shared with x86_64 (which has a much
bigger testing population than ia64), it would help enormously.
> I've been meaning to get round to this for a while, but somehow I never
> quite have time.
That's always a problem.