Further i386/ CPP builtins

Zack Weinberg zack@codesourcery.com
Wed Jun 5 14:44:00 GMT 2002


On Wed, Jun 05, 2002 at 12:56:55PM -0600, law@redhat.com wrote:
> In message <xwu660xwois.fsf@tonopah.toronto.redhat.com>, Jim Wilson writes:
>  > >WTF is moss?  Should it be including linux.h?
>  > 
>  > A DOS extender.
>  >         http://www.cs.utah.edu/flux/moss/
>  > 
>  > This research paper is dated 1996, and the gcc moss port hasn't changed sinc
>  > e
>  > it was contributed in 1996.  It is listed as an inactive project by the Flux
>  > research group at U Utah.
>  >         http://www.cs.utah.edu/flux/oldproj.html
>  > I think this is a candidate for deletion.
>  > 
>  > The original version of the moss port has:
>  > /* I believe in reuse... */
>  > #include "i386/linux.h"
>  > 
>  > So yes, the linux.h include was deliberate, but odds are it won't work
>  > anymore because of lack of maintenance.
> I suspect it's dead.  The key developer (Bryan Ford) isn't at the UofU
> anymore.

Would you mind patching config.gcc to add it to the deprecated list?

zw



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