Subject: Re: bin/12295: file(1) gives inconsistent results for ELF vs a.out.
To: Charlie Root <email@example.com>
From: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/27/2001 16:48:00
On Tue, 27 Feb 2001, Charlie Root wrote:
: Fix the output. However, one should note that libtool and parts of bsd.pkg.mk
: likely use file output for recognition of a.out vs ELF.
Libtool should not. I have explicitly noted this no less than two dozen
times. If it still is using file(1), it WILL be fixed.
bsd.pkg.mk shouldn't, but it can actually become a bit smarter with improved
output from file(1). For the NetBSD case, bsd.pkg.mk can also be fixed not
to use file(1).
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