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* [PATCH mm] Remove deprecation of a.out ELF interpreters
@ 2008-01-30  8:40 Andi Kleen
  2008-01-30 23:29 ` Andrew Morton
  0 siblings, 1 reply; 5+ messages in thread
From: Andi Kleen @ 2008-01-30  8:40 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: akpm; +Cc: linux-kernel


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 <ak@suse.de>

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 <ak@suse.de>
-
----------------------------
-
 What:	remove EXPORT_SYMBOL(kernel_thread)
 When:	August 2006
 Files:	arch/*/kernel/*_ksyms.c

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