Subject: Re: ELF status?
To: Edwin Foo <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 04/10/2000 17:05:48
On Mon, 10 Apr 2000, Edwin Foo wrote:

> > > [how to compile an a.out kernel ]
> >
> > You should be able to set 'OBJECT_FMT=a.out' in /etc/mk.conf
> I tried this over the weekend without any success, unfortunately. From what
> I can tell, OBJECT_FMT is not referenced anywhere in /usr/src/sys/*, so I'm
> not sure if setting that really changes the behavior of the kernel build.
> I tried added -z and -Bstatic to the kernel Makefile in my compile/<config>
> directory, but it still seems to generate an ELF kernel. Do I need to just
> recompile my whole toolchain with OBJECT_FMT set to a.out?

	Uh.. quite possibly - you might want to confirm this on tech-toolchain