Bug 61620 - A binfmt_misc registration script
A binfmt_misc registration script
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: initscripts (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-03-22 01:41 EST by Need Real Name
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:26 EDT (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2005-02-22 15:44:45 EST
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the new binfmt_misc script (827 bytes, application/x-gzip)
2002-03-22 01:46 EST, Need Real Name
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Description Need Real Name 2002-03-22 01:41:29 EST
You include a init.d script called "windows" in the wine package. I've 
slightly modified this script, so that it reads now configuration file 
/etc/sysconfig/binfmt_misc and can now register any file type. You may want to 
include it into the distribution.
Comment 1 Need Real Name 2002-03-22 01:46:47 EST
Created attachment 49586 [details]
the new binfmt_misc script
Comment 2 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2002-06-25 08:02:02 EDT
Assigning back to initscripts: The RFE is to replace the wine-specific  
solution with a generic binfmt_misc script (take a look at the attached file),  
and such a thing should not live in the wine package (while wine should use 
Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2005-02-22 15:44:45 EST
Closing out bugs on older, no longer supported releases. Apologies for any lack
of response. Please reopen if it persists on current releases.

I disagree with the assessment posted above; registration should be done by the
appropriate binary handlers that need it. 

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