Subject: Re: When is ELF coming?
To: Curt Sampson <email@example.com>
From: John Birrell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/22/1996 17:22:29
Curt Sampson wrote:
> In other words, in my limited scope of vision at this time I don't
> see why we can't just add i386-type shared libraries to the alpha
> ECOFF format files and solve all of our problems in one fell swoop.
> Not to mention that we'll avoid the `is this a NetBSD ELF file or
> a Digital UNIX ELF file?' question when we load a binary. (ELF
> doesn't appear to have any OS type; just CPU type.)
I don't know the answer to this.
I just accepted that Chris would have a good reason for doing all
that work on gnu tools (knowing how he *loves* gnu's copyleft 8-).
Weak symbols for libc/libpthread is a direction I was sent
"on good authority". I didn't go that way of my own accord.
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