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Re: Compiling Kernal on Cygwin [ELF Error]
Cygwin User <mailing_groups-cygwin <at> yahoo.in> writes:
> Hi all,
> As this is my first mail, so I am very sorry for any violation of rules.
> I am trying to compile Linux Kernal on Cygwin (May be sounds funny,
> but I want to).
Yes, it should be possible to compile a kernel, but you will FIRST have to
compile a cross-compiler, as cygwin does not ship with one. Not for the faint
> Linux on Windows = Cygiwn
Misleading sig line: Cygwin (note the spelling) is an emulation of linux, but
it is not truly running linux on windows. For that, use a virtual machine.
(By the way, if you do manage to get a cross-compiler working, then build a
kernel, you end up running it as its own OS rather than as a cygwin app).
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