On Wed, Mar 07, 2018 at 09:19:55PM +0000, Brooks Davis wrote: > On Wed, Mar 07, 2018 at 01:20:14PM -0500, Pedro Giffuni wrote: > > FWIW ... > > > > ibcs2 is candidate for future removal. > > It is probably time again to see if actual users exist. ibcs2 has wasted > a few hours of my time over the last few months so keeping it does have > a non-zero cost. There are users of it, I periodically (say two or three times per year) get a report of something appearing broken in it.
Note that iBCS2 is disconnected from the build in HEAD in probably in stable/11. It seems that removing it from svn might be a reasonable change after all. > > > We tried to get some vendor interest in it but we failed and given this It was not a 'vendor interest'. It was an unability to get the confirmation that some patch which was written using information from the SCO headers, does not violate the license. > > is very i386-specific it is probably not worth spending huge efforts on it. > > > > cloudabi seems to be, for all purposes, a better conceptual replacement. > > This comment doesn't make much sense. iBCS is the Intel Binary > Compatibility Standard, an obsolete ABI for i386 Unixes such as Xenix, > SCO, and UnixWare. Cloudabi is, in a sense, taking Capsicum to its > logical extreme and totally unrelated. > > -- Brooks _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list https://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/svn-src-head To unsubscribe, send any mail to "svn-src-head-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"