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SubjectRe: [2.4 patch] disallow modular BINFMT_ELF
On Wed, Jan 07, 2004 at 11:51:09PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Adrian Bunk <bunk@fs.tum.de> wrote:
> >
> > with no 2.4 kernel BINFMT_ELF=m actually worked, you always get a
> >
> > <-- snip -->
> >
> > depmod: *** Unresolved symbols in /lib/modules/2.4.25-pre4/kernel/fs/binfmt_elf.o
> > depmod: smp_num_siblings
> > depmod: put_files_struct
> > depmod: steal_locks
>
> In 2.6 we gave up and made CONFIG_BINFMT_ELF a def_bool. So people who
> want it get it statically linked. People who are making tiny a.out systems
> set it to 'n'.

Could you please give some hint about what's hindering ELF support from
being a module?

Just curious, thanks.


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