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Re: first packages for mipsel

On Fri, Apr 06, 2001 at 01:43:24PM +0200, Kevin D. Kissell wrote:

> What advantage would there be to using sysmips() as opposed
> to doing the ll/sc emulation?  It seems to me that the decode path
> in the kernel would be just as fast, and there would be a single
> "ABI" for all programs - the ll/sc instructions themselves.

I dont actually care that much - I want to have a portable way
through all ISAs as debian should be userspace compatible all the way.

If there is a working ll/sc emulation fine - Currently there is none
so the only way to go TODAY is sysmips.

Florian Lohoff                  flo@rfc822.org             +49-5201-669912
     Why is it called "common sense" when nobody seems to have any?

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