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Re: Fixing the ELF priorities
On Tue, Jul 01, 2014 at 07:38:33PM +0100, Justin Cormack wrote:
> FreeBSD recently (
> http://svnweb.freebsd.org/base?view=revision&revision=264269 ) added
> elf header signature parsing to decide how to execute binaries (based
> on the Linux binfmt_misc). The main use case is for qemu emulation,
> but it could also apply to this type of issue. It is obviously a
> bigger change, but could be worth considering.
Being able to automatically invoke a suitable emulator for user
binaries of the wrong OS and/or architecture would be very helpful for
crossbuilding difficult packages.
David A. Holland
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