Noob questions: ELF binaries, a.out, and xmkmf

Gareth Westwood gareth at wffsystems.co.uk
Tue Jul 6 17:16:08 PDT 2004


Archaic wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 06, 2004 at 08:03:42PM +0100, Gareth Westwood wrote:
> 
>>If everything is built to give ELF binaries I should be able to remove 
>>MISC and a.out support from the kernel shouldn't I?
> 
> 
> Absolutely. The change of you even seeing an a.out binary is remote.
> 
Excellent, that should shave off a few k's. If anyone is bothered I will 
post up the difference in kernel size with those two removed.

(not that you couldn't do it yourselves but just to see if it's worth a 
re-build.)

Thanks,
-- 
Gareth Westwood



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