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From: Andi Kleen <>
Subject: [PATCH mm] Remove deprecation of a.out ELF interpreters
Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2008 09:40:41 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)

Andrew has already queued the patch to remove the support for a.out
ELF interpreters. So remove the deprecation with it too.

Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <>

Index: linux/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
--- linux.orig/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
+++ linux/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
@@ -107,17 +107,6 @@ Who:	Eric Biederman <ebiederm@xmission.c
-What:  a.out interpreter support for ELF executables
-When:  2.6.25
-Files: fs/binfmt_elf.c
-Why:   Using a.out interpreters for ELF executables was a feature for
-       transition from a.out to ELF. But now it is unlikely to be still
-       needed anymore and removing it would simplify the hairy ELF
-       loader code.
-Who:   Andi Kleen <>
 What:	remove EXPORT_SYMBOL(kernel_thread)
 When:	August 2006
 Files:	arch/*/kernel/*_ksyms.c

             reply	other threads:[~2008-01-30  8:40 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-01-30  8:40 Andi Kleen [this message]
2008-01-30 23:29 ` Andrew Morton
2008-01-31  3:09   ` Andi Kleen
2008-01-31  6:11     ` Andrew Morton
2008-01-31  7:35       ` Andi Kleen

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