Subject: Re: kern/13615: NetBSD current requires a .note.netbsd.ident section
To: matthew green <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jaromír <email@example.com>
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 <jdolecek@NetBSD.org> http://www.ics.muni.cz/~dolecek/
NetBSD - just plain best OS! -=*=- Got spare MCA cards or docs? Hand me them!