Subject: Re: Proposed change to GNU config.guess
To: Ben Elliston <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
Date: 12/27/1999 08:37:16
On Sun, 26 Dec 1999, Ben Elliston wrote:
: That is okay for deciding if you're using ELF or not -- but is that
: sufficient? How many object file formats does NetBSD use/support?
Only ELF and a.out, the latter of which will (eventually :) go away on all
platforms, "we hope". :)
COFF, ECOFF only existed in unreleased pre-beta versions of certain
architectures. If they pop up at a later date, we expect the toolchain to
use semantics close enough to a.out for symbols and linking.
-- Todd Vierling (firstname.lastname@example.org)