"Maciej W. Rozycki" wrote:
> On Wed, 23 May 2001, Jun Sun wrote:
> > Same old questions : Where is the definition of sysmips()? What is
> > considered
> > standard implementation of sysmips() so that we can do reverse-engineering?
> > Irix?
> I think Ralf can comment it.
> > Even if Irix is considered standard implementation of sysmips(), I wonder if
> > we need to mirror it. Here is my reasoning.
> > The sytem V ABI specifies _test_and_set() as the exntended system call.
> I think we want to execute IRIX binaries.
That would make sense to keep sysmips() as it is if your statement is true.
But I thought the binary comptability with IRIX has long been broken. Can
someone confirm that?
If binary compatbility with IRIX is broken now, I don't think we should care
to fix it in the future - obviously. :-)