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NNTP-Posting-Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2013 11:58:03 -0500
Subject: Re: What do people want from RISC OS 6?
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From: David Pitt <pittdj@pittdj.co.uk>
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In message <Vsx*O1FMu@news.chiark.greenend.org.uk>
  Theo Markettos <theom+news@chiark.greenend.org.uk> wrote:

> David Pitt <news@pittdj.co.uk> wrote:
>> That is what I would have expected, 26bit.
>> 
>> Did you look to see if it really is 26bit?
>> 
>> Something is not quite right.

> 26-bit-ness is a red herring.  The Universal Boot will provide a 32 bit
> Shared C Library so 32 bit apps can run on 26 bit machines.  The apps
> themselves are compiled to be 32 bit clean.

I was thinking of coming to that conclusion but discovered that there 
was no such CLib in !System. There is a CLib in 500.Modules but that 
will not help much if one was running OS3.50.

I had found the rmensure in !System.Run

If Boot$OSVersion >= 310 Then RMEnsure SharedCLibrary 5.66 RMLoad 
System:Modules.CLib

Anyway thanks for clarifying up what the intention is.

-- 
David Pitt
Raspberry Pi RISC OS 5.21