Subject: Re: COMPAT_AOUT removal
To: Takahiro Kambe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Frank van der Linden <email@example.com>
Date: 08/07/2000 02:07:02
On Mon, Aug 07, 2000 at 09:00:07AM +0900, Takahiro Kambe wrote:
> Should I get ld.so from recently NetBSD 1.4.X? Or can I build ld.so
> under 1.5_ALPHA ELF environment in easy?
The change was only recently pulled up to the 1.4.x branch, so your
ld.so binary is a bit too old. It isn't easy to build an a.out ld.so
under an ELF environment, so that's why uuencoded versions of
ld.so binaries built on 1.4.3 will be used.
This is ugly, but it was the best solution available..