Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 5th Nov 2009 23:05 UTC
Linux As we all know, Mac OS X has support for what is called 'fat binaries'. These are binaries that can carry code for for instance multiple architectures - in the case of the Mac, PowerPC and x86. Ryan Gordon was working on an implementation of fat binaries for Linux - but due to the conduct of the Linux maintainers, Gordon has halted the effort.
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RE: shame
by renox on Fri 6th Nov 2009 22:45 UTC in reply to "shame"
renox
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its a shame to see Ryan Gordon's talent not be put to good use anymore for the project [cut] while it might not be "needed" it sure seems like it would have been appreciated and useful. c'est la vie.


This is debatable: if everyone's toy feature makes it into the kernel then the kernel is called 'bloated'..

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