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Re: anybody tried NPTL?

To: Alec Voropay <a.voropay@vmb-service.ru>
Subject: Re: anybody tried NPTL?
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Mon, 23 Aug 2004 19:19:21 +0200
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On Mon, Aug 23, 2004 at 07:09:31PM +0400, Alec Voropay wrote:

>  OK, OK. You are right. However, as it is known, there is at
> least one project "to bridge" Win32/multithread and *NIX :
>  WINE.
> http://winehq.com/site/docs/wine-devel/x3398
> 
>  Yes, the Win32/MIPS API (and ABI) is dead, but MIPS/multithreading
> lives in the WindowsCE/MIPS HPCs.
> 
> 
>  Unfortunately, I can't find any details about Win32/MIPS
> implementation.

That's because for Windows on x86 there are tons of important binary-only
applications available and Linux would have to be bought if they're
available at all.  On MIPS we're not in this dependency situation, so
we hardly care about Win32.

  Ralf

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