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SubjectRe: [RFC] [PATCH] Deprecate a.out ELF interpreters
Andi Kleen wrote:
>
> I propose to deprecate this support and remove for 2.6.25.
>
> Drawback is that someone still runs their system with a.out ld.so
> they would need to update the ld.so when updating to a new kernel.
>
> This patch just adds an entry to the deprecation file and a printk
> warning users.
>
> Comments?
>

Makes total sense. This is a highly oddball configuration, and
*extremely* unlikely to have a significant user base of modern kernels.

It's been 12 years since we switched to ELF.

-hpa
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