[kaffe] Re: config/i386/common.h vs md.h - Patch Attached

Michael Franz developer.franz at verizon.net
Wed Jul 28 20:29:09 PDT 2004

On Wednesday, July 28, 2004, at 10:38 PM, Kiyo Inaba wrote:

> Hi Michael,
>> This is only for i386.  I noticed that the PowerPC also has only one.
> Yes, ppc shares its 'sysdepCallMethod.h' between several os'es. But
> if you once look into the code, there are so many 'ifdef' clauses.
> And also, I am wondering how many os'es for ppc is now currently
> supported. Maybe only linux and darwin are active. Are there any
> active developers for aix/machten/netbsd1 (on ppc)?
I am only interested in linux and darwin.  The rest, either I don't 
have access to, or do not use.

>> Why is m68k so different?
>> From ABI's viewpoint, linux and netbsd are same. But they do different
> packing for structure and so on, and some misterious behavior (at
> least for me) of inlined sysdepCallMethod on netbsd makes it hard
> to keep only one sysdepCallMethod. Much worse, amigaos uses its
> own ABI. If Tony Wyatt is still on this list, he can add more comment
> about that.
> Kiyo

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