Subject: Re: Reworking ELF to be "normal-looking"
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Tim Rightnour <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 01/31/1999 23:26:13
On 01-Feb-99 Jonathan Stone spoke unto us all:
#  Thats a fine reason for using enums.
#  Having an <elf.h> that includes <sys/exec_elf.h> and provides the
#  standard names would work for me.  Especially if we provided the .h
#  file so that 1.3.x users without it can upgrade. (otherwise `portable'
#  third-party software has to carry private ifdefs around forever).

Just a data point here.. while trying to compile things like bohem-gc under
alpha.. I eventually had to steal elf.h from linux, and stuff it in with the
pkg patches.  Linux's elf.h worked pretty much out of the box for me.. perhaps
we should look at something like that.

Tim Rightnour  -
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