Subject: Re: kern/exec_elf.c VS arch/mips/mips/elf.c
To: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/14/1996 08:30:10
On Fri, 14 Jun 1996 15:18:44 +0200 (MET DST)
Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com> wrote:
> I've a question about elf stuffs in the kernel.
> I'm running for 2 weeks Per Fogelstrom's shared libraries, and
> a full set of dynamically linked binaries (including X clients) on
> my decstation 5000/200 (pmax-port). This required some changes to
> mips/mips/elf.c. Basically, I took OpenBSD's pica/pica/exec_elf.c, and cp'ed
> it to mips/mips/elf.c with very fiew changes. This allow my to run old
> binaries as weel as the new, dynamic binaries. As the system seems really
> stable now, I'm about to send a PR for this.
> Now the OpenBSD team merged pica/pica/exec_elf.c into kern/exec_elf.c, and
> removed the first. What should I do ? send a PR for my current changes,
> or try to use the MI exec_elf.c before sending it to NetBSD ? Note that
> I can do the first monday, but I may not be able to do the last before
> a 2 or 3 weeks.
Well, an incremental change is OK, IMO. Since we already have a MIPS ELF
exec module, enchancing it is acceptable, in my book, as long as it can
eventually be merged into MI code.
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