[FreeVMS] Re: First compilation


Subject: [FreeVMS] Re: First compilation
roart@nvg.ntnu.no
Date: Thu Nov 22 2001 - 11:35:35 CET


On Thu, Nov 22, 2001 at 11:10:31AM +0100, BERTRAND JoŽl wrote:
> roart@nvg.ntnu.no wrote:
>
> > The new (VMS) stuff will be placed in freevms/sys/src etc.
> > (Where it really belongs)
> > Something is there already, and I plan to move some of my changes there soon.
> > I will try structure the stuff in freevms/linux so that it may easily be
> > patched with patches from ftp.kernel.org.
>
> You don't forget that some include and sources files are changed between
> two releases of the Linux kernel. So, we have only two solutions :
> 1/ choice a Linux kernel, cut off its tree and patch this tree with
> certain Linux kernel patches ;
> 2/ make FreeVMS as a Linux kernel patch, but we shall modify our patches
> for each new Linux kernel.
>
> For me, the better choice is the first. But if you can show that it's really
> the worst choice...

Let's do both :)
It's still a bit too early to say, but I have a feeling we might do it like
2/ in the beginning, and like 1/ later, when it becomes too different.

> [Logo]
> Nobody can say if the Shark logo is registered, but if it registered,
> it's by Compaq. So, I will propose a logo (80*80) soon.

Or another shark, or something else with lots of teeth :)

-Roar

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