Subject: Re: a.out kernel images
To: None <port-pmax@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Toru Nishimura <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 02/03/1997 09:41:53
> Isn't it a little silly to continue with the elf2aout step of the kernel
> compile?  I mean, we have ELF and ECOFF support in the nlist C lib goo
> now.. I can see keeping elf2ecoff around for network booting (which
> is how I'm booting my pmax at the moment), but the a.out tool is totally
> obsolete now...

Yeah!  Native ELF nlist would also remove mips DDB obstacles in current
NetBSD/pmax implementation.

Tohru Nishimura
Nara Institute of Science and Technology