Post subject: Re: ReactOS on ARM. Posted: Mon Jul 02, 2012 10:59 am
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NetBSD is easier to port to that and other ARM hardware,it runs already on Apple's Time Capsule and a few their routers(old ARM9) but the HW dependent code is not FOSS. The project scrapped the old Darwin kernel interface emulation and a few others like OSF/1 for 6.0. If someone brings that back and adds ARM specific code he can run Apples binaries and their GUI like I ran Linux programs on my NetBSD x86.
Post subject: Re: ReactOS on ARM. Posted: Wed Jul 25, 2012 7:38 pm
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A potential problem I see with this is that the programs for ReactOS (Firefox, Opera, VLC, etc.) are written for x86, not ARM. Maybe use some Windows CE programs?
Windows CE Programs use a different API - It's Win32-like, but not Win32. As long as the programs have been written sensibly, and source is available, porting "x86" programs might not be as hard as you think.