Of course I want to have a 64bit userland. In fact I have one.
Just we offer the users the choice to boot 32bit distributions with
64bit kernels too, in case they only need a single application
that needs 64bit or similar. I'm also prepared to rip out or ignore
very obscure parts of the 32bit emulation (in fact I did that already),
but if it's used commonly or even called in bootup it should be supported.
Short term I will just settle on getting that message away so that
RedHat users won't bother me anymore. Can you suggest a good way to
handle SIOCGIWNAME? Should I just make it return -EINVAL?
> > Expect trouble when DaveM wants to plug a wireless card into one of
> > his sparc64 boxes ;-)
> I want to see that ;-)
> I've always been telling David and Stephane here that they
> should loan me an Itanium box to make sure IrDA and Wireless LAN work
> properly, for the day we will release a PDA with an Itanium processor.
I understand why you don't see much point to run 32bit on Itanium
because of the performance. But that's not a problem on all 64bit ports...
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