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der Mouse mouse at Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA
Wed Nov 15 17:38:03 CST 2006

>>> In this sense, portability grows out the barrel of an #ifdef.
>> NetBSD can deal with all of those differences without #ifdefs.
> Without them literally, but the idea is the same.

Yes.  NetBSD doesn't #ifdef stuff per-machine (for the most part);
instead, they simply build different source files for different
machines.  The only difference, really, is where the maintenance
hassles lurk.  Compare the size of sys/arch/ with the size of the rest
of sys/ sometime....

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