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Re: libelf

In article <>,
David Holland  <> wrote:
>On Mon, Dec 21, 2009 at 10:16:50AM -0800, Jason Thorpe wrote:
> > Long term, there is some interest in getting away from BFD-based
> > ar(1), ranlib(1), etc.  Since we are firmly set in the ELF universe
> > for the forseeable future, it seems reasonable to go this route
> > (although the benefits are less clear so long as we still use
> > BFD-based "other bits of the toolchain").  Certainly, libelf could
> > provide the basis of a non-BFD ELF toolchain, and that might be
> > quite worthwhile to explore (and there is interest outside of
> > NetBSD in this, as well).
>Any such strategic moves should be made with at least one eye towards
>moving on from ELF. It's not as set as all that and ELF has plenty of

Sure, but to what?


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