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Re: Deprecating and removing old targets
> On Sep 13, 2016, at 6:07 AM, Pedro Alves <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 09/12/2016 08:37 AM, Tristan Gingold wrote:
>> after a short discussion at the GNU cauldron 2016, I'd like to hear opinion about removing old targets in bfd.
>> It is hard to know whether or not they are used, so if you are using an old target please speak up.
>> By old target, I mean any non-ELF target for which OS wasn't update in the last 10 years.
>> Without a complete search, I think about:
>> * all a.out targets
> I posted a gdb patch to drop all a.out support from GDB a
> while ago. I had forgotten about it meanwhile. I'll dig it
> up and see about pushing it to master soon.
Binutils and gdb have similar target sets, but they aren't identical. For example, pdp11 isn't a gdb target but is a binutils and gcc target.