Subject: Re: kern/13615: NetBSD current requires a .note.netbsd.ident section
To: Jarom r <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <email@example.com>
Date: 08/03/2001 07:27:40
>> 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.
maybe we should:
- keep emulation binary detection part even if we don't have
- on program invocation, exclude every obviously-non-netbsd binaries,
- execute as netbsd binary if none matches.