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Re: first packages for mipsel

To: "Kevin D. Kissell" <kevink@mips.com>
Subject: Re: first packages for mipsel
From: Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>
Date: Fri, 6 Apr 2001 15:28:36 +0200
Cc: debian-mips@lists.debian.org, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <00cb01c0be94$7744aac0$0deca8c0@Ulysses>; from kevink@mips.com on Fri, Apr 06, 2001 at 02:23:53PM +0200
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On Fri, Apr 06, 2001 at 02:23:53PM +0200, Kevin D. Kissell wrote:
> > If there is a working ll/sc emulation fine - Currently there is none
> > so the only way to go TODAY is sysmips.
> 
> I'll work on one in the background.  It should be pretty straightforward
> for the uniprocessor case, but an SMP version will be messier, and
> possibly require a platform-dependent hook.  Of course, the same
> is true of sysmips()...

For SMP versions we could currently just put an "#error" in it. There has
to be machine dependent support as the older SGI Challenge have. So dont
worry on that case.

Flo
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Florian Lohoff                  flo@rfc822.org             +49-5201-669912
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