removing SVR4 binary compatibilty layer

Peter Jeremy peter at
Wed Feb 15 18:46:45 UTC 2017

On 2017-Feb-14 10:32:32 -0800, Gleb Smirnoff <glebius at> wrote:
>  After some discussion on svn mailing list [1], there is intention
>to remove SVR4 binary compatibilty layer from FreeBSD head, meaning
>that FreeBSD 12.0-RELEASE, available in couple of years would
>be shipped without it. There is no intention of merge of the removal.
>The stable@ mailing list added for wider audience.

Can I suggest that we put some warnings into the SVr4 image activation
code and MFC that to at least 11 to try and smoke out anyone who might
actually be using it.

Peter Jeremy
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