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In linux.dev.kernel, article <Pine.A32.3.91.960924192118.89828D-100000@aixrs1.hrz.uni-essen.de>,
Kai Schulte <sp0005@aixrs1.hrz.uni-essen.de> writes:
>
> Pleeeeeease, why can't we keep a.out support in 2.1? Most of us don't have
> RISC cpu's yet, and many ELF things _do_ run more slowly on my 486 and 386.
>
Huh? All Linus said was that the compiler needs to be ELF-aware.

Given that lots of new features aren't going to be in libc.4, it's time to
upgrade one of these days.

Of course, you could wait for glibc (alias libc.6)...

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