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    SubjectRe: fs/exec.c and binfmt-xxx in 2.4.14
    Heinz-Ado Arnolds wrote:
    > Hi Linus, Hi Alan, Hi all,
    > I have a problem with loading modules for binary formats. The
    > reason for this problem shows up in fs/exec.c search_binary_handler().
    > Starting with linux-2.1.23 (and up to 2.4.14) there was a change
    > in the format and offset of printing the magic number for requesting
    > a handler module. Up to 2.1.22 the statement

    That is a time span of several years during which nobody realized
    there was a problem with this. Therefore I would rather
    request for removal of the whole binfmt-misc stuff (which is ugly
    rather then "fixing it" ;-)
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