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FreeBSD 11.0 - man page for elf2aout (freebsd section 1)

ELF2AOUT(1)						    BSD General Commands Manual 					       ELF2AOUT(1)

NAME
elf2aout -- Convert ELF binary to a.out format
SYNOPSIS
elf2aout [-o outfile] infile
DESCRIPTION
The elf2aout utility is used to convert an ELF formatted binary, namely a kernel, to an a.out formatted one. Most OpenBoot firmware require an a.out format or FCode boot image and this utility is designed to accommodate. If infile is not in ELF format, an error message will be presented.
SEE ALSO
elf(3), a.out(5)
HISTORY
The elf2aout utility first appeared in FreeBSD 4.6.
AUTHORS
The elf2aout utility was written by Jake Burkholder <jake@FreeBSD.org>. This manual page was written by Tom Rhodes <trhodes@FreeBSD.org>.
BSD
December 23, 2008 BSD