olof at austin.ibm.com olof at austin.ibm.com
Thu Jan 8 01:48:23 EST 2004

On Wed, 7 Jan 2004, Dave Engebretsen wrote:

> Is a single binary for Apple & pSeries a goal?  While it has some
> obvious advantages, there is likely to be a number of areas (the
> spinlock discussion being one) where the goals are quite different.

Are they really all that different? We need to keep the pSeries code
running smoothly on a small-config SMP machine too (i.e. p615 and the


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