Subject: Re: COMPAT_AOUT removal
To: None <>
From: Christian Groessler <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/07/2000 01:03:25

On 08/06/2000 09:47:50 PM GMT Frank van der Linden wrote:
>I plan to remove COMPAT_AOUT in the following days. The reason is,
>that it was originally added to provide a way for a.out binaries
>to find their shared libraries, in a seperate place from the ELF
>ones, that may have the same name.

Sorry if this is a dumb question :-)
You only speak about  the /emul/aout hack, but doesn't (and if
not,  _shouldn't_ ) COMAT_AOUT also enable/disable the code
responsible for parsing and loading aout binaries in the exec()