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Re: [MiNT] new binary format

On Thu, May 04, 2000 at 01:01:23AM +0300, Martin-Éric Racine wrote:
> Didn't we recently introduce a new binary format already, a
> while ago, that was supposed to be a compromise between the 
> old TOS binary format and ELF, around the same time as the
> new library format started?

Yes and no.

Correct me if I am wrong, Guido, but IIRC the 'new' format is a standard
m68k a.out (or was it coff?) format with a standard atari PRG header
prepended. As far as the kernel is concerned, this is a normal PRG with a
standard header and some garbage at the beginning of the text segment (with
a jump that skips that part).

Michael Schwingen, Ahornstrasse 36, 52074 Aachen