Subject: Re: COMPAT_AOUT on NetBSD-current/i386
To: Masanori Kanaoka <>
From: enami tsugutomo <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/04/2000 10:11:42
Masanori Kanaoka <> writes:

> I think COMPAT_AOUT need GENERIC on NetBSD-current/i386.

COMPAT_AOUT is no longer necessary to run a.out binary on ELF NetBSD

What only necessary is kernel support to exec a.out binary (EXEC_AOUT)
and, if you want to run dynamically linked executable, dynamic linker
which can lookup additional directory for a.out shared library.