binfmt-support 2.0.15 source package in Ubuntu


binfmt-support (2.0.15) unstable; urgency=low

  * Build-depend on debhelper (>= 9~) directly rather than requiring a
    Lintian override for use of 8.9.0.
  * Upgrade to Automake 1.13.2 and autotools-dev 20130515.1.

 -- Colin Watson <email address hidden>  Fri, 07 Jun 2013 11:38:48 +0100

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binfmt-support: Support for extra binary formats

 The binfmt_misc kernel module, contained in versions 2.1.43 and later of the
 Linux kernel, allows system administrators to register interpreters for
 various binary formats based on a magic number or their file extension, and
 cause the appropriate interpreter to be invoked whenever a matching file is
 executed. Think of it as a more flexible version of the #! executable
 interpreter mechanism.
 This package provides an 'update-binfmts' script with which package
 maintainers can register interpreters to be used with this module without
 having to worry about writing their own init.d scripts, and which sysadmins
 can use for a slightly higher-level interface to this module.