Subject: Re: ELF integration on a.out platforms
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/09/1999 14:36:52
On Tue, 9 Feb 1999 14:28:00 -0800 (PST)
Matthew Jacob <email@example.com> wrote:
> > This is what Linux did (and FreeBSD, too, I think) and it caused no end
> > of trouble.
> What trouble?
Aside from "principle of least surprise" (i.e. "um, now which magic version
of _this_ library is ELF?!"), it has caused lossage with their "ports"
-- Jason R. Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>