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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.

Tags: System Administration: Kernel or Modules, Software Development: Interpreter, C Development, devel::lang:perl, devel::library, Implemented in: C, implemented-in::perl, interface::commandline, Role: Development Library, Program, Scope: scope::utility, suite::debian

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amd64 64.5 kB211.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 62.3 kB203.0 kB [list of files]
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