removing SVR4 binary compatibilty layer

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Wed Feb 15 08:26:38 UTC 2017

In message <20170215081430.GC58829 at>, Gleb Smirnoff writes:

>Well, we all "maintain" it, meaning that we keep it compilable. However,
>I'm sure that no one checks the functionality. There are no regression
>tests, and seems to be no users.

And probably nobody ever bothered to check the code comprehensively
for security risks...

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