> * De: David O'Brien <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> [ Data: 2002-09-02 ]
> [ Subjecte: Re: aout support broken in gcc3 ]
> > On Mon, Sep 02, 2002 at 01:24:19PM -0400, Matthew Emmerton wrote:
> > > I thought it was part of the plan to drop all traces of a.out support
> > > 5.x.  Am I wrong?
> >
> > We should be *very* careful to accurately describe what is being
> > suggested.
> >
> > I believe it is that 5.x a.out binaries not be supported.  However, 2.x
> > a.out binaries will be supported.  This is different thatn "drop all
> > traces of a.out support".
> I *hope* nobody is suggesting to rip out the ability to use compat22, let
> alone the a.out execution facilities in the Kernel.  Though maybe making
> those optional would be good?

Sorry, I didn't mean what I said.  I meant what Juli suggested (support for
compat2x) but removing native 5.x support for a.out, which will help "clean
up" some things in the tools chain.

Matt Emmerton

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