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From: nwal...@cln.etc.bc.ca (Norm Walker)
Subject: iBCS EMULATOR???
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Why is the iBCS package refered to as an emulator... it adds 
binary compatability not emulating per se.

I have tried it and it works great for everything that I had
-- 
Merritt Secondary School - Computer Support Teacher

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* In message <1994Aug8.060713.20...@news.etc.bc.ca>, Norm Walker said:

NW> Why is the iBCS package refered to as an emulator... it adds
NW> binary compatability not emulating per se.

Binary compatibility tends to imply handling for a particular format of 
binary. As well as that we have to emulate the behaviour of system calls and 
subsystems which do not correspond to the POSIX-ish flavours used by Linux. 
As well as that we try to identify what type of system the binary was 
compiled on so we can correctly emulate vendor specific extensions/kludges 
to the base standards. Binary compatibility gets the program in to memory - 
from there on we emulate the OS it expects to be running under.

                                Mike

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