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SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86: Remove a.out support
Hi Boris,

On Fri, Jan 14, 2022 at 3:36 PM Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de> wrote:
> Btw, pls do note that this is removing only the x86 a.out support -
> other arches (m68k and alpha) still select HAVE_AOUT and thus the
> respective glue in fs/binfmt_aout.c

Quoting myself (do I need a canned response for this? ;-):
"I think it's safe to assume no one still runs a.out binaries on m68k."

https://lore.kernel.org/r/CAMuHMdVGT1QN8WUqNcU8ihPLncUGfrjV49wb-8nHUgHhOzLeNw@mail.gmail.com/
https://lore.kernel.org/r/CAMuHMdW+m0Q+j3rsQdMXnrEPm+XB5Y2AQrxW5sD1mZAKgmEqoA@mail.gmail.com

Of course, m68k is not encumbered by a.out Netscape binaries, unlike
ia32 and alpha ;-)

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

Geert

--
Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
-- Linus Torvalds

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