Debian Linux Documentation
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Reviews and install reports
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Documentation for ELF
With 1.1, Debian has moved to the ELF binary format.
For information about ELF, see
1.1 and newer's tools create ELF binaries by default; packages to
generate a.out binaries are available for backward compatibility.