Subject: Re: Elf on SPARC?
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 11/06/1997 00:26:35
Todd Vierling writes:
> Switching to ELF32 would be a nightmare if you were going to try to
> incorporate Linux or SVR4 compatibility options (the former still being
> worked on); both use ELF32, and as many have stated here before, ELF32 has
> no platform identifier to distinguish the various emulations.

Not any more; there is now an informal standard among the gnu compiler
folks sufficient for our purposes.