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Re: Updated dlltools package

I'm copying this to debian-devel because I think it's a good question.
I'm surprised nobody else asked it.

> >Please note that I am not the normal maintainer of this package.  All
> >I have done is rebuild it to help speed up the conversion to ELF.
> >[...]
> >Source: dlltools
> >Binary: dlltools 
> >Version: 2.17-11
> >Description: 
> > dlltools: Tools used to create DLL jumptable libraries.
> Uhm, David, why does this need to be compiled for ELF?  Isn't this used
> exclusively for creating a.out shared libraries?

Yes, it is only for *creating* a.out libraries, but that doesn't mean
it can't be ELF.  A better question is if virtually everything else is
ELF, why shouldn't this be as well?  The same goes for the aout-gcc
and aout-binutils packages.

David Engel                        Optical Data Systems, Inc.
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(214) 234-6400                     Richardson, TX  75081

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