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RE: ELF-binaries under NT?
- To: "'cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com'" <cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com>
- Subject: RE: ELF-binaries under NT?
- From: Heribert Dahms <heribert_dahms at icon-gmbh dot de>
- Date: Thu, 13 Apr 2000 22:27:06 +0200
Or you can use VMware to run Linux on top of NT,
or even better for stability, the reverse.
Bye, Heribert (firstname.lastname@example.org)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chris Faylor [SMTP:email@example.com]
> Sent: Thursday, April 13, 2000 20:32
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: ELF-binaries under NT?
> On Thu, Apr 13, 2000 at 02:21:23PM -0400, Jeff Sturm wrote:
> >Chris Faylor wrote:
> >> On Thu, Apr 13, 2000 at 04:10:29PM +0200, William Gacquer wrote:
> >> >I don't agree with you DJ, I once got a a small application
> running on
> >> >windows thanks to an elf loader. I'll search it again on the
> internet and
> >> >send the URL ASAP.
> >> I would be *extremely* surprised if you could get any application
> >> that was compiled on linux. You'd have to emulate every single
> >> system call for this to work.
> >It's not the system calls that are a problem. You'd have to have the
> >complete glibc ported to Windows. Most applications never perform
> >system calls directly.
> Nope. You'd still need system calls somewhere along the line, just
> to load the libc.so file since, of course, you'd need to implement
> linux's version of linking.
> You wouldn't need all of them, though, for just this. That's correct.
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