[PATCH] Revert "powerpc/64s: Remove support for ELFv1 little endian userspace"

Michael Ellerman patch-notifications at ellerman.id.au
Thu Jul 20 23:50:50 AEST 2023

On Wed, 19 Jul 2023 17:18:21 +1000, Andrew Donnellan wrote:
> This reverts commit 606787fed7268feb256957872586370b56af697a.
> ELFv1 with LE has never been a thing, and people who try to make ELFv1 LE
> binaries are maniacs who need to be stopped, but unfortunately there are
> ELFv1 LE binaries out there in the wild.
> One such binary is the ppc64el (as Debian calls it) helper for
> arch-test[0], a tool for detecting architectures that can be executed on a
> given machine by means of attempting to execute helper binaries compiled
> for each architecture and seeing which binaries succeed and fail. The
> helpers are small snippets of assembly, and the ppc64el assembly doesn't
> include the right directives to generate an ELFv2 binary.
> [...]

Applied to powerpc/fixes.

[1/1] Revert "powerpc/64s: Remove support for ELFv1 little endian userspace"


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