Subject: Re: a.out and -current
To: Miles Nordin <carton@Ivy.NET>
From: Jerry Alexandratos <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/05/2000 15:45:38
On Sat, Feb 05, 2000 at 01:21:16PM -0700, Miles Nordin wrote:
: On Sat, 5 Feb 2000, Jerry Alexandratos wrote:
: > OSS ... it's in a.out format.
: Is that the port of Slovansen's atrocious Linux audio drivers to other
: operating systems, that he expects people to _pay_ for?  Those are

Atrocious or not, right now it's my only bet for getting my NM256av
working in my laptop.

: The idea here is that libossaudio is for source-level compatibility, and
: COMPAT_* is for binary-level compatibility.
: If I'm completely misinterpreting your question, I'm sorry.  I just
: remember how much fun everyone had with this arrogant bastard's code in
: the past and couldn't stop myself.

You're completely missing my point.  The idea is that there must be some
way that -current still has the ability to execute native NetBSD a.out
code.  I'd just wondering how it's done.


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