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Re: Cross-compiling Linux kernel
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2013 10:33:08 -0400
- Subject: Re: Cross-compiling Linux kernel
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On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 12:17:06PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Jun 18 10:56, Fedin Pavel wrote:
>> P.S. I have got even more crazy idea, perhaps deserving a separate topic...
>> BSD systems have Linux binary compatibility layer. Could we have one ?
>> Technically this depends on ability to construct process image manually in
>> Windows (*). Is it possible (using NT API of course) ? And, of course,
>> someone needs lots of spare time to code this. :) OTOH, CoLinux already does
>> this (yep, they are not 64-bit for now...), so perhaps there's no need to
>> duplicate the job done.
>Not in the Cygwin DLL. As an extra DLL layer I don't have a problem
There was a project out there many years ago which did this. You could
run simple linux binaries on Windows. I offered to host the development
on sourceware.org (aka cygwin.com) but, IIRC, the developer never
I don't remember what the name of the project was and I'm sure that it
won't work with more modern versions of Windows but it is a cool idea.
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