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Re: Debian/GNU Freebsd (+binary compatablity?)

On Thu, Feb 18, 1999 at 09:39:50PM -0800, Joseph Carter wrote:
> Partially true.  FreeBSD supprots a.out and ELF.  It's a dual-target
> system now.

The explanation I have from a FreeBSD-fan guy I know is that
Linux switched to ELF to get better shared library support; FreeBSD had
just as good support on a.out, so there was no rush to switch.

Hamish Moffatt VK3TYD              hamish@debian.org, hamish@rising.com.au
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