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Re: Linux Emulation in the Future

From: David Rhodus <sdrhodus@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 1 Sep 2005 17:21:34 -0400

On 02 Sep 2005 07:13:51 +1000, John Duncan <agley@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > On Thu, Sep 01, 2005 at 07:47:23PM +1000, John Duncan wrote:
> > >    I run a Linux program which carries its own build system and will
> > >    probably never have the appropriate elf notes and needs branding.I
> > >    notice on FreeBSD that brandelf is used by the ports system.
> >
> > You don't use GCC for linking? That would be enough to ensure that the
> > correct crt* files are picked up and linked in. It is a bad idea to not
> > do so, the unability to reliable detect the OS version is one of them.
>    Yes, gcc is used for linking but the Linux one under an emulation
>    chroot. The build system it has should enable me to cross compile it
>    for DragonFly on Linux with the same CPU but I haven't been able to
>    figure out which MACRO's to comment out or put in yet.

That sounds like an interesting project, please keep us posted.


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