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Some architectures have binary-incompatible sub-architecture variants. Historic examples are non-executable stacks (handled with the
GNU_STACK program header and the
.note.GNU-stack section) and 16-byte stack alignment on i386 (which did not receive any markup).
Potential such changes are:
MIPS executables already have a PT_ABIFLAGS segment, as well as PT_REGINFO.