Cross-compiling Linux kernel

Christopher Faylor
Tue Jun 18 14:36:00 GMT 2013

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
>with that.

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 (aka 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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