Subject: Re: Elf on SPARC?
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <>
List: tech-userlevel
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
address space...