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SubjectRe: [2.6 patch] disallow modular BINFMT_ELF
On Sun, Nov 16, 2003 at 06:09:11PM -0700, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@pobox.com> writes:
>
> > Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > > modular BINFMT_ELF gives unresolved symbols in 2.4 .
> > > modular BINFMT_ELF gives the following unresolved symbols in 2.6:
> >
> >
> > Interesting. this causes me to wonder if we should bother making BINFMT_ELF an
> >
> > option at all...
>
> We have platforms uClinux for which ELF is not the preferred format so we
> should at least be able to compile it out.

Similarly on bi-arch supporting platforms, CONFIG_BINFMT_ELF controls
64-bit ELF support which one might want to disable and only use
CONFIG_BINFMT_ELF32 (or other config option which controls 32-bit ELF
support).

Jakub
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