Subject: Re: When is ELF coming?
To: None <tech-kern@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Ty Sarna <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/26/1996 03:31:39
In article <CMM.email@example.com>,
Thor Lancelot Simon <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> So we're essentially where we started. NetBSD can go modify ELF in some
> nonstandard way, producing something that's different and better, but isn't
> quite "standard" ELF and will require toolchain modifications to work.
...and if you're going to have not-quite-ELF, why ELF at all? Given that
it's a fairly flawed format (and not only because of the "which OS?"
issue), being standard is the main thing it has to offer.