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Re: Next release?

From: Christian Franke
Subject: Re: Next release?
Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2008 20:32:29 +0200
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Robert Millan wrote:
On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 06:55:24PM +0200, Christian Franke wrote:
The first (and last) grub package released in the Cygwin distribution was based on grub codebase from 2008-03-26. My latest reasonably tested merge is ~2 month old. If desired, I can merge & test all remaining changes to current HEAD and post the patches for review soon.


As for the loader issue, did you find a way to generate images in ELF format
from the Cygwin system?

Yes of course - the Cygwin grub package compiles OOTB and works :-)

objcopy is used to convert PE to ELF:

Due to issues in BFD, objcopy produces ELF with invalid pc-relative relocation. This is compensated by a hack in the loader:


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