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Re: [PATCH] bless command

From: Vladimir 'phcoder' Serbinenko
Subject: Re: [PATCH] bless command
Date: Sat, 29 Aug 2009 08:27:52 +0200

>> Wouldn't it be reasonable to bless both the file and the directory?
> Hi,
> Actually, I think the correct handling is to first bless a boot
> directory (storing the directory id in header), then bless a boot file
> (add +tbxi attribute), that's why the bless command in OSX needs needs
> both --folder and --file option.
AFAIK --file has no effect for intel macs.
>>> intelmacbless and ppcmacbless both accepting file as an argument. First one
>>> updates finderInfo[1] and the second one updates finderInfo[0] and sets
>>> filetype of given file to tbxi and if any other file has the type tbxi in
>>> the same directory then change it to any other value (e.g. tbxj)
>> Couldn't the bless command check the machine type of the file and
>> change file type on ppc files and bless the file for i386 files?
>> It's OK if the command has parameters that specify what to do and are
>> explained in the help but it should just do the right thing when you
>> specify the file to bless.
>> Would it be possible to make an i386+ppc efi boot CD this way? Would
>> the i386 grub boot on 64bit systems or are two CDs needed for i386 and
>> amd64?
> Yeah, osx support fat binaries that contains code from multiple architecture.
In the case of OFW (and not EFI) boot for ppc macs You can (and have
to) specify a completely different file. OSX bootable disks and
partitions do it that way
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