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Re: [PATCH] grub2 for Cygwin

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: [PATCH] grub2 for Cygwin
Date: Mon, 14 Apr 2008 14:00:32 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

On Sun, Apr 13, 2008 at 10:24:56PM +0200, Christian Franke wrote:
> >I think that'd be much better than adding support for PE to GRUB (either 
> >native
> >or via conversion layers).
> >
> >  
> Yes. But this only better in theory, unless someone maintains such a 
> toolchain for the Cygwin distro.

I don't think it'd be that bad.  ELF is the standard in binary format nowadays,
with only Microsoft going their own, awkward way (as usual).

Alternatively, why don't you convert PE to ELF somewhere in util/ or so?  See
how the EFI port handles the reverse conversion (the ia64 patch adds more of

Robert Millan

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