Subject: Re: Elf on SPARC?
To: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <email@example.com>
Date: 11/06/1997 16:19:10
> This is what a couple people have told me in rather involved technical
> explanations: The problem with using elf64 on sparc is that the existing
> elf64 code in the kernel is for just that -- _64-bit_ ELF encoded
> executables. In order to use the elf64 code that exists, the platform must
> have 64 bit support, period.
What does that mean, exactly? the code in the kernel should be able
to run 64-bit ELF binaries in a 32-bit address space, if the binaries
themselves don't try to use anything other than the low 32 bits of the