Re: binfmt_script and ^M

From: H. Peter Anvin (
Date: Wed Feb 28 2001 - 17:23:14 EST

Followup to: <>
By author: Jamie Lokier <>
In newsgroup:
> David wrote:
> > We wouldn't make the kernel translate m$ word docs into files the kernel
> > can parse. It's a userland thing and changing the kernel would change a
> > legacy that would cause a lot of confusion I would expect.
> Now there's a thought. binfmt_fileextension, chooses the interpreter
> based on filename :-)



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