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Re: libl4 test cases

From: Neal H. Walfield
Subject: Re: libl4 test cases
Date: Wed, 09 Feb 2005 11:54:57 +0000
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At Wed, 9 Feb 2005 11:51:47 +0100,
Espen Skoglund wrote:
> [B Douglas Hilton]
> > I was browsing the L4Ka site earlier, and they have listed but not
> > linked the PowerPC/64 architecture as being either supported or
> > under development. Assuming that the L4 kernel is made to run on
> > Cell, what are issues and challenges to making L4/Hurd also work?
> If you were to use an IDL compiler for Hurd: absolutely nothing.

How does an IDL compiler encapsulate the architectural differences
which is what I think Douglas is referring to?  For instance, how
would an IDL compiler eliminate the need to write low-level locking
primitives, memory barriers and TLS support?


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