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Re: Building GRUB on platforms without ELF support

From: Christian Franke
Subject: Re: Building GRUB on platforms without ELF support
Date: Thu, 06 Dec 2007 13:58:55 +0100

Robert Millan wrote:
> ...
> Can't the whole toolchain include ELF support as an alternative
> target?  Kinda like "-m32" on x86_64.  I don't think it's unreasonable
> to request that Cygwin provides this (and it'd probably solve other
> problems somewhere else).
> Have you tried asking the Cygwin maintainers what they think about
> that? 

Besides GRUB2 build, ELF probably support provides no additional
benefit. There are still a lot of open issues to get gcc 4.x working on
Cygwin. Therefore it IMO does not make sense to request such additional
feature now.

I have submitted a patch to fix the PE->ELF relocation info conversion
in objcopy. It was rejected upstream.


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