Re: Bug#356055: loadlin: loadlin.exe cannot be built from source
On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 06:00:39PM +0100, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> Robert Millan, le Fri 29 Aug 2008 18:46:23 +0200, a écrit :
> > On Tue, Jul 29, 2008 at 01:43:14AM +0100, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> > > One sad piece of news is that I wasn't able to contact upstream again:
> > > email@example.com doesn't work any more. However, if people confirm
> > > that he has been lost in nature, I intend to maintain loadlin as new
> > > upstream. In any case, I can already provide a loadlin.exe built from
> > > source that works for Lenny. I hope to find the time to get my patches
> > > integrated during August.
> > Any news on this?
> Ah, that's end of August already, gmrbl. No news from upstream still.
> I have progressed on the coding side of yasm. The parser now being in C
> my patch will be probably quite easy to get accepted as it won't modify
> the existing behavior at all, only for the new tasm frontend. The last
> bit I have to fix is the adress parsing which is a bit different between
> nasm and tasm (the parser being in C will actually make things a bit
> easier). loadlin is top on my TODO list now anyway.
I don't know how intrusive is your patch, but if upstream is not responsive,
how would you  feel about proceeding without waiting for them? We still
have the RC bug and it compromises win32-loader through its build-dependency.
 and -release, of course
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."