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Date:   Wed, 6 Mar 2019 17:55:58 +0100
From:   "Enrico Weigelt, metux IT consult" <lkml@...ux.net>
To:     Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>,
        Borislav Petkov <bp@...en8.de>
Cc:     Alan Cox <gnomes@...rguk.ukuu.org.uk>,
        Matthew Wilcox <willy@...radead.org>,
        Jann Horn <jannh@...gle.com>,
        Al Viro <viro@...iv.linux.org.uk>,
        Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
        kernel list <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        linux-fsdevel <linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org>,
        the arch/x86 maintainers <x86@...nel.org>,
        Linux API <linux-api@...r.kernel.org>,
        Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
        Richard Weinberger <richard@....at>,
        Anton Ivanov <anton.ivanov@...bridgegreys.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] x86: Deprecate a.out support

On 05.03.19 17:22, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 5, 2019 at 6:59 AM Borislav Petkov <bp@...en8.de> wrote:
>>
>> We can at least deprecate it on x86...
> 
> I'd prefer to try to deprecate a.out core dumping first.. That's the
> part that is actually broken, no?
> 
> In fact, I'd be happy to deprecate a.out entirely, but if somebody
> _does_ complain, I'd like to be able to bring it back without the core
> dumping.

Maybe make it depend on BROKEN ?


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Enrico Weigelt, metux IT consult
Free software and Linux embedded engineering
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