Subject: Re: a.out binaries under NetBSD 1.6
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Matt Thomas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/11/2002 11:42:30
At 11:16 AM 9/11/2002, Stefan Wuerthner wrote:
>In message <Pine.SOL.email@example.com>
> > 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
> > > 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?).
>a.out binaries don't find their shared libraries, e.g.
>/usr/libexec/ld.so: ncftp2: libposix.so.0.1: No such file or directory
1.6 does not include the 1.5 a.out libraries so you'll need to get them
from the 1.5.x release and put them under /emul/aout/usr/lib. ld.so
will automagically find them there.
Matt Thomas Internet: firstname.lastname@example.org
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