Subject: Re: COMPAT_AOUT removal
To: Frank van der Linden <>
From: Tom Ivar Helbekkmo <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/10/2000 09:55:00
Frank van der Linden <> writes:

> I plan to remove COMPAT_AOUT in the following days.

Wonderful!  I'm looking forward to getting rid of all the silliness
that happens when a.out binaries (especially editor- and shell-like
things) inspect directories and don't find what I expect there, like
for instance showing me a next-to-empty /usr.


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                                                     --Eric S. Raymond