Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 2nd Dec 2010 23:28 UTC, submitted by Barana
Morphos MorphOS 2.7 has been released, and it's mostly a bug-fix release. The one thing that stood out to me is that some work has gone into fixing bugs for several PowerPC G4 chips - more specifically, models used in PowerBook G4s. MorphOS has been demonstrated on the PowerBook G4, but official support for it has not been released yet.
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RE[2]: Re: Comment by fran
by -ujb- on Mon 6th Dec 2010 21:52 UTC in reply to "RE: Re: Comment by fran"
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For MorphOS keeping its backward compability it is necessary that the OS runs on the same endianess as the legacy apps were written for.
Different to, say OS X, the OS is not capsulated. Applications directly share structs with the OS. Hence the OS *must* have the same endianess as all apps running on it.
Changing the endianess of the host system would lead to a loss of integrated backward compability.
That is - in a nutshell - the most fundamental problem of all amigaoid OSes.

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