Re: Dropping a.out support

Robert Wilhelm (
Fri, 2 May 1997 13:56:22 +0200 (MET DST)

> There are programs that people want, and need, to use. At our
> department, for example, we use Maple VR3 on our Linux machines.
> If a.out support is discontinued in the next upgrade, we'll be
> forced to drop Linux for something that CAN run Maple, wether it'll
> be a BSD variant (I think FreeBSD runs Linux a.out), or Windows 95 or
> WNT.

Maple V R4 uses ELF format.