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Re: grub-pe2elf

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: grub-pe2elf
Date: Sun, 2 Aug 2009 23:31:11 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Sat, Aug 01, 2009 at 05:06:46PM +0200, Christian Franke wrote:
> Robert Millan wrote:
>> On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 08:27:58PM +0200, Christian Franke wrote:
>>>> First of all, I'm worried that we have discussions to decide things and 
>>>> they
>>>> are later forgotten or ignored.  Bean, please can you provide some 
>>>> explanation
>>>> on what happened?
>>>> Also, I think this commit should be reverted (at least the part that adds
>>>> grub-pe2elf).        
>>> I would regret this. Then you could also revert all my Cygwin related 
>>>  additions (some also included in Bean's r1726) because these no 
>>> longer  make much sense unless someone fixes BFD or maintains a ELF 
>>> toolchain  for Cygwin.
>> But we supported Cygwin before grub-pe2elf.  What has changed?
> Since ~r1584, util/grub-* could be build and run on Cygwin. Commit r1726  
> added support to build kernel and modules on Cygwin.

There has to be more to it.  I know you were using GRUB on Cygwin before
that commit.  Was this kludge being used since the beginning?  What are
the other options?

Robert Millan

  The DRM opt-in fallacy: "Your data belongs to us. We will decide when (and
  how) you may access your data; but nobody's threatening your freedom: we
  still allow you to remove your data and not access it at all."

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