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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/6] Suppress A.OUT library support if !CONFIG_BINFMT_AOUT [try #5]
    On Mon, Dec 03, 2007 at 04:00:11PM +0000, Ralf Baechle wrote:
    > On Mon, Dec 03, 2007 at 03:15:29PM +0000, David Howells wrote:
    >
    > > > - it adds #ifdef's in fs/binfmt_elf.c for code that is anyway
    > > > scheduled for removal in 2.6.25
    > >
    > > I'm told (by Ralf) that removing this support will break Castle Wolfenstein or
    > > something like that.
    > >
    > > So unless you want hordes of rampaging MIPS users breaking down your door
    > > whilst waving pitchforks and torches, maybe this needs to be reconsidered...
    >
    > The wonders of asynchronous IRC communication ...
    >
    > Wolfenstein is a true a.out binary and for a long time it was _the_ a.out
    > binary. If it was working no user would complain ;-)

    Then it's unrelated to this issue.

    At the time when I was playing Wolfenstein I was using M$ DOS, but I'd
    assume the "rampaging MIPS users" was another misunderstanding and
    it's i386?

    > Ralf

    cu
    Adrian

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    "Only a promise," Lao Er said.
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