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Re: brandelf(1)

In article <>,
Martin Husemann  <> wrote:
>On Mon, Jan 17, 2022 at 12:28:51PM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
>> Hello,
>> so, to be able to run linux binaries with don't have the Linux type
>> in its ELF header, I have ported FreeBSD's brandelf(1):
>>     brandelf -- mark an ELF binary for a specific ABI
>> Should it go in base, or pkgsrc (or nowhere, it's not usefull enough) ?
>> It's very small - a single C file of 216 lines (including comments), the
>> binary is 9.1K.
>Since it is such a niche tool, I would add it to pkgsrc (but base doesn't
>hurt much either).

I think that if FreeBSD has it in base, we should too to avoid POLA and since
it is small, it does not matter much. We want the OS's to behave similarly.


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