[PATCH 1/4] exec: Change uselib(2) IS_SREG() failure to EACCES
geert at linux-m68k.org
Tue May 19 14:32:38 UTC 2020
On Tue, May 19, 2020 at 3:15 PM Christian Brauner
<christian.brauner at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> On Tue, May 19, 2020 at 06:56:36AM -0500, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> > Andreas Schwab <schwab at linux-m68k.org> writes:
> > > On Mai 18 2020, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> > >> If it was only libc4 and libc5 that used the uselib system call then it
> > >> can probably be removed after enough time.
> > >
> > > Only libc4 used it, libc5 was already ELF.
> > binfmt_elf.c supports uselib. In a very a.out ish way. Do you know if
> > that support was ever used?
> > If we are truly talking a.out only we should be able to make uselib
> > conditional on a.out support in the kernel which is strongly mostly
> > disabled at this point.
> The only ones that even allow setting AOUT:
> arch/alpha/Kconfig: select HAVE_AOUT
> arch/m68k/Kconfig: select HAVE_AOUT if MMU
> and x86 deprecated it March 2019:
Quoting myself (for the second time this month):
"I think it's safe to assume no one still runs a.out binaries on m68k."
Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert at linux-m68k.org
In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
-- Linus Torvalds
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