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:zz: Pilot Port -- 20k ????

This seems to me extremely small.  Given that
 users will want thousands of cells, and cells will
 only be getting more overhead, perhaps this is
 not yet the time for such a port.

Thoughts, anyone?


At 05:50 AM 1/28/99 +1100, you wrote:
>On Wed, Jan 13, 1999 at 10:42:09PM -0500, Edward Keyes wrote:
>> In my opinion, it's probably a mistake to try for a straight port,
>> just because the system requirements are too different.  I mean,
>> the Pilot only has ~20K of dynamic RAM available for application
>> use... at a guess this is significantly smaller than perl prefers.
>Is this still the case when running uCLinux on the Pilot?
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