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Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2015 05:28:10 +0300
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: Binary plugin support in Jumbo

On Thu, Mar 19, 2015 at 08:41:29PM +0100, magnum wrote:
> We suspect the "dynamic plugin" support (binary plugin, used with
> --plugin option) is not used by anyone. We're considering dropping it
> from Jumbo. Does anyone disagree? If someone is actually using it, just
> speak up and we'll keep it.

Unless anyone speaks up, I agree we should drop it.  We're likely to
inadvertently break it anyway, if we haven't already.

> It was released as part of the OpenVMS support:
> The OpenVMS format was converted to a normal format in 2012 and we
> haven't seen any sign of anyone using this plugin stuff for anything since.



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