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Date:	Sun, 11 Nov 2007 13:59:29 +0000
From:	David Howells <>
To:	Adrian Bunk <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/6] Suppress A.OUT library support if !CONFIG_BINFMT_AOUT [try #5]

Adrian Bunk <> wrote:

> - too many cleanups lumped into one patch

Perhaps, but unfortunately a lot of them are related and required for a
compilable patch.  I can probably split it up 4 ways if you really want me
to, in order:

 (1) Move STACK_TOP[_MAX].

 (2) Rename dump_thread() -> aout_dump_thread().

 (3) Everything else.

 (4) Remove obsolete a.out.h inclusions.

I don't think it's really worth splitting (2) from (3) though.

> - it adds #ifdef's in fs/binfmt_elf.c for code that is anyway
>   scheduled for removal in 2.6.25

Yes, but that patch isn't there now, and won't be there in the next version -
assuming this arch has a hope of getting in on that one - according to your

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