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Re: Fixing the ELF priorities

On Tue, Jul 01, 2014 at 07:38:33PM +0100, Justin Cormack wrote:
 > FreeBSD recently (
 > ) 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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