At 10:47 AM -0700 6/11/00, Mike Smith wrote:
>It's not a port, it's a platform.  We probably want to add extra
>words to detect other platform features, eg. i386, alpha, ia64,
>etc. but that doesn't invalidate the basic idea.

For instance, I might be running the vmware program itself under
linux, and thus I am doing nothing with a "freebsd port" of vmware.
At system startup, vmware is just a (virtual) hardware platform
that the OS might want to be aware of.

Garance Alistair Drosehn           =   [EMAIL PROTECTED]
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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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