Subject: Re: kern/13615: NetBSD current requires a .note.netbsd.ident section
To: matthew green <>
From: Jaromír <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 08/02/2001 23:05:04
matthew green wrote:
> 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.

See kern/12253 for reason why. I do not think we should run random ELF
binaries as if they would be NetBSD binaries. I think every ELF NetBSD
binary should be marked as such explicitly.

Jaromir Dolecek <>
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