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Date: Tue, 20 Jul 1999 16:01:16 +0300 (IDT)
From: Eli Zaretskii <eliz AT is DOT elta DOT co DOT il>
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To: DeHackEd <not DOT given AT out>
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Subject: Re: DOS->Linux
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On Mon, 19 Jul 1999, DeHackEd wrote:

> Of course, this could be another arguement to add ELF support to DJGPP.
> *snicker*. That is the main format Redhat uses today. We don't need a stub
> to load it, just support to output the binary. :)

I don't see how ELF support can be usefully added without having a loader 
(and debuggers, and assembler, and...) that supports it as well.  
Perhaps you could elaborate what exactly do you have in mind under 
``support'', since configuring Binutils ti support ELF wouldn't be too 
hard.

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