[Ksummit-2012-discuss] [ATTEND] <ding> "Bring out your dead" <ding>...

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Fri Jun 29 18:49:54 UTC 2012


On 06/29/2012 09:08 AM, David Woodhouse wrote:
> On Wed, 2012-06-27 at 11:25 -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>> Plus there was the whole "native binary compatibility" craze which 
>> affected architectures merged in the second half of the 1990s (Alpha, 
>> MIPS and SPARC mainly, I believe.) 
> 
> Hey, we did SCO and Solaris/x86 too ;)
> 

But that was a side thing, and we didn't do that as the main ABI.

In the end the binary compatibility thing was largely useless because of
libraries.

	-hpa




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