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Re: support for FreeBSD and GNU/FreeBSD
On Mon, Jul 08, 2002 at 11:51:53AM -0700, H. J. Lu wrote:
> > Nope, I'm not talking about Linux binaries. The patch is about native
> > FreeBSD binaries. If you create an executable using the unpatched
> > binutils using the original elf_i386 emulation, then it will simply
> > *not run* on an unpatched FreeBSD kernel; this affects static binaries
> > and the ELF interpreter ld.so.1 itself.
> Just fix the GNU/FreeBSD kernel.
This change (ELF branding) is useful to the stock [BSD]/FreeBSD kernel.
I have no intention of implienting looking for and parsing a
.note.ABI-tag section as I still disagree it is a good solution to the
problem. We've had this discusison before, and I don't think either you
or I will sway the other.