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Re: Latest sources from CVS.

To: Thiemo Seufer <>
Subject: Re: Latest sources from CVS.
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <>
Date: Fri, 6 Dec 2002 19:30:04 +0100 (MET)
Cc: Carsten Langgaard <>, Ralf Baechle <>, "Kevin D. Kissell" <>,
In-reply-to: <>
Organization: Technical University of Gdansk
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On Fri, 6 Dec 2002, Thiemo Seufer wrote:

> Maybe I wasn't clear about it, I meant kernels with 32 bit address
> space but 64 bit register width, allowing for userland N32 ABI.
> E.g. the old DECstations with R4k CPU and limited memory would fit
> in this scheme. :-)

 I'm only going to support n64 on the DECstation.  You are welcomed to do
n32 stuff yourself if you want to. 

> >  Remember we are writing of the kernel -- we don't know what userland is
> > going to bring us
> I don't understand this. The kernel _defines_ what the userland is allowed
> to do.

 I haven't considered you may mean crippling the available user address

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