Subject: Re: When is ELF coming?
To: None <tech-kern@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Ty Sarna <email@example.com>
Date: 11/26/1996 03:31:39
In article <CMM.firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Thor Lancelot Simon <email@example.com> 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.