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SubjectRe: a.out coredumping: fix or delete?
On Wed, Mar 06, 2019 at 01:25:17PM +0100, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> > It's been 25 years since Linux added support for ELF. Can we just
> > delete the a.out support entirely now? According to the Linux-ELF HOWTO,
> > support was added in 1.1.52 (August 1994). It's pretty much necromancy
> > at this point.
>
> The Kernel-Necrophilia cult members might disagree. :)
>
> But yes, good riddance.

Doesn't Minix 1.0 use a.out? It *is* cool to be able to binaries from
run dead operating systems. :-)

- Ted

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