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Re: Bug#356055: loadlin: loadlin.exe cannot be built from source

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:
> > lermen@fgan.de 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.


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