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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.3.18ac7 (and probably 8): Shut up a.out complaints
On 23 Sep 1999, david parsons wrote:
> How many people, aside from the small cohort that use Mastodon,
> actually have any a.out binaries on their machines anymore? I'd say
> it's a very safe bet that anyone who is using a.out binaries now is
> doing it deliberately, and thus doesn't need those helpful reminders
> convert their system to all ELF.

At least one. I have three machines that still run a fair number of a.out
binaries. Some of them I simply haven't yet bothered to update since they
still work, and some I haven't found source for yet. But I'm on your side
to the extent that I know they're there and I intend to rebuild them all
as ELF at some point. I don't prefer a.out binaries, I just have 'em.

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Mark H. Wood, Lead System Programmer mwood@IUPUI.Edu
Please, no more software products offering a "richer experience"! I have
indigestion of the brain already. Give me a more ascetic experience.


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