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Re: [Qemu-devel] Port to IRIX host

From: Jim C. Brown
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] Port to IRIX host
Date: Sun, 3 Oct 2004 10:12:23 -0400
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On Sun, Oct 03, 2004 at 04:00:50PM +0200, Johannes Schindelin wrote:
> A question: i386-user is supposed to only run linux binaries, right? What
> are the reasons that it is disabled on Windows? Could there be a way to
> make it run on Windows, and also on IRIX?
> Ciao,
> Dscho

i386-user makes Linux syscalls. To use it in Windows, you'd have to emulate the
linux syscalls. Same for IRIX. Its purpose (the original purpose of qemu) is to
let you run x86 linux binaries (such as Wine) on non-x86 distros.

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