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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, Implemented in: implemented-in::perl, interface::commandline, Role: Program, Scope: Utility, Application Suite: Debian

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alpha (unofficial port) 2.1.8-2 61.8 kB238.0 kB [list of files]
amd64 2.1.8-2 59.8 kB205.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 2.1.8-2 53.3 kB189.0 kB [list of files]
armel 2.1.8-2 53.8 kB187.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 2.1.8-2 52.0 kB147.0 kB [list of files]
hppa (unofficial port) 2.1.8-2 56.3 kB194.0 kB [list of files]
hurd-i386 2.1.8-2 62.1 kB211.0 kB [list of files]
i386 2.1.8-2 61.5 kB211.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-amd64 2.1.8-1 59.7 kB205.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-i386 2.1.8-1 61.2 kB203.0 kB [list of files]
m68k (unofficial port) 2.1.8-2 54.0 kB186.0 kB [list of files]
mips 2.1.8-2 57.0 kB213.0 kB [list of files]
mips64el 2.1.8-2 58.1 kB229.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 2.1.8-2 57.7 kB213.0 kB [list of files]
powerpc 2.1.8-2 55.5 kB315.0 kB [list of files]
powerpcspe (unofficial port) 2.1.8-2 54.7 kB315.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64 (unofficial port) 2.1.8-2 58.0 kB317.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 2.1.8-2 60.6 kB317.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 2.1.8-2 57.3 kB229.0 kB [list of files]
sh4 (unofficial port) 2.1.8-2 60.8 kB179.0 kB [list of files]
sparc64 (unofficial port) 2.1.8-2 52.1 kB201.0 kB [list of files]
x32 (unofficial port) 2.1.8-2 59.4 kB195.0 kB [list of files]