On 08/09/2018 08:37 PM, Gregor Riepl wrote:
>> It's a binutils bug: https://sourceware.org/ml/binutils/2018-08/msg00138.html
>>
>> Upstream intentionally removed a.out and coff support. I protested, it 
>> didn't help.
> 
> Further down, someone suggested switching to elftoaout - does that tool still
> exist? Do we need to package it?

It's part of sparc-utils that is currently in the unreleased repositories.

And now that you mention it, I remember that SILO actually uses it in its
build process.

GRUB upstream mentioned they could do the same. Maybe you can make a suggestion
there.

Adrian

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