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Re: Solving the grub-pe2elf problem

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: Solving the grub-pe2elf problem
Date: Fri, 7 Aug 2009 22:39:48 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Fri, Aug 07, 2009 at 04:06:11PM +0200, Vladimir 'phcoder' Serbinenko wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 7, 2009 at 4:01 PM, Vladimir 'phcoder'
> Serbinenko<address@hidden> wrote:
> > On Fri, Aug 7, 2009 at 3:46 PM, Robert Millan<address@hidden> wrote:
> >>
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> I thought of a possible solution to the grub-pe2elf problem.  It seems that
> >> it is burdensome to produce ELF binaries on Windows, but building PE 
> >> binaries
> >> or even PE/win32 executables on GNU/Linux is not (thanks to Mingw32 
> >> toolchain
> >> which is available on most distributions).
> >>
> If you see pe2elf as being too much of a burden we may switch to
> objconv: It's already used in
> conjunction with Apple Mach-O toolchain. It's not a GNU project but is
> licensed under GPL.

I don't understand this.  Why is a requirement to install GNU binutils
unreasonable, whereas a requirement to install objconv is not?

Robert Millan

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