On Wed, 16 Oct 1996 10:41:57 +0930 (CST)
Michael Smith <email@example.com> wrote:
> Because the same sort of wankers who say "Linux was the first server
> platform to have a working defence against the SYN attack" (1) in the
> popular press also tend to say "Linux has ELF which makes it clearly
> superior to everything else which doesn't."
Actually, a good argument for using ELF is "ELF is just better".
For a long time, I was not at all enthusiastic about switching NetBSD
to ELF. However, I have since seen the light (one of the major benefits
of using ELF is that all of NetBSD's supported platforms can run from
a single toolchain source).
There are also cool trick wrt read-only data and other things you
can do with ELF.
So, it's not all marketing hype :-)
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