Subject: Re: kern/13615: NetBSD current requires a .note.netbsd.ident section
To: matthew green <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 08/02/2001 16:04:54
On Thu, Aug 02, 2001 at 11:55:55PM +1000, matthew green wrote:
>    IMHO, the compiler should be fixed to include the proper .note section
>    on NetBSD hosts.
> every compiler?  what about programs that use their own startup routines
> that are written completely in assembler?  why shouldn't we run unlabelled
> programs?  i'm yet to see a good reason why.  the default should be to run
> these programs, and the option should be to disable it.

Hum, OK, maybe. But then this mean that the system will try to run any
ELF program, being it for NetBSD or not.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.