Re: The elves are coming

Matthias Urlichs (
Wed, 25 Sep 1996 05:51:05 +0100

In, article <>,
Kai Schulte <> writes:
> Pleeeeeease, why can't we keep a.out support in 2.1? Most of us don't have
> RISC cpu's yet, and many ELF things _do_ run more slowly on my 486 and 386.
Huh? All Linus said was that the compiler needs to be ELF-aware.

Given that lots of new features aren't going to be in libc.4, it's time to
upgrade one of these days.

Of course, you could wait for glibc (alias libc.6)...

We are tied down to a language which makes up in obscurity what it lacks in
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