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RE: kernel should not reject -mips2 ELF binaries

To: "Ralf Baechle" <ralf@oss.sgi.com>, "Jay Carlson" <nop@place.org>
Subject: RE: kernel should not reject -mips2 ELF binaries
From: "Jay Carlson" <nop@nop.com>
Date: Mon, 6 Nov 2000 22:00:02 -0500
Cc: <linux-mips@oss.sgi.com>, <linux-mips@fnet.fr>
Importance: Normal
In-reply-to: <20001107032802.D28567@bacchus.dhis.org>
> >     if (__h->e_flags & EF_MIPS_ARCH)                                \
> >             __res = 0;                                              \

> > So what's the right way to fix this?  Three things come to mind:
> >
> > 1) rip out the EF_MIPS_ARCH check from elf_check_arch.
>
> Take 1).  The problem we have is distiguishing Linux binaries from IRIX
> binaries.  The code causing problems for you is a heuristic that no
> longer works these days so I'll have to come up with something new.

OK.  I'm going to remove the above two lines in the Linux VR CVS repository.
Thanks!

Jay

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