Subject: port-i386/8662: COMPAT_AOUT wrecks bsdi compat
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Charlie Root <email@example.com>
Date: 10/21/1999 11:18:41
>Synopsis: COMPAT_AOUT wrecks bsdi compat
>Responsible: port-i386-maintainer (NetBSD/i386 Portmaster)
>Arrival-Date: Thu Oct 21 11:18:01 1999
>Originator: Tim Rightnour
>Release: 19990906 snapshot<NetBSD-current source date>
System: NetBSD dunno 1.4K NetBSD 1.4K (SATELLITE) #0: Thu Oct 21 10:53:29 MST 1999 root@dunno:/usr/src/sys/arch/i386/compile/SATELLITE i386
I installed the snapshot, and generic kernel available on the FTP site.
I also installed the navogator3 pkg from pkgsrc.
I then attempted to load a page with java on it, and got an annoying
message about my CLASSPATH being set wrong. After verifying that I was
not out of my gourd (iit works fine on my 1.3 machine), I ktraced it
and noticed it was looking for the java files in /emul.
Removing COMPAT_AOUT from the kernel makes java in netscape function
Install ELF i386 kernel and userland.
install navigator3 pkg.
Not sure. Compat_aout is a bit invasive if it's overriding BSDI emul calls.
Odd that netscape functioned at all though I guess.
IMHO COMPAT_AOUT should be nuked from orbit.. but thats a different subject.