Subject: Re: a.out binaries under NetBSD 1.6
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Ben Harris <email@example.com>
Date: 09/11/2002 18:57:18
On Wed, 11 Sep 2002, Stefan Wuerthner wrote:
> how can I run my old a.out binaries under NetBSD 1.6/Netwinder?
> I tried to compile a new kernel with the option COMPAT_AOUT, but the compile
> run failed with the following error:
COMPAT_AOUT is an evil hack that causes a.out binaries to have a warped
view of the filesystem. You probably just want EXEC_AOUT (which should
be in all netwinder kernels anyway -- what happens when you try to run
your a.out binaries?).
If you really want COMPAT_AOUT, I think files.arm needs to have the
following line added:
Ben Harris <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Portmaster, NetBSD/acorn26 <URL:http://www.netbsd.org/Ports/acorn26/>