[syslinux] *.c32 for efi64 and efi32?

Steven Shiau steven at nchc.org.tw
Wed Apr 23 05:00:42 PDT 2014

On 04/23/2014 07:57 PM, Gene Cumm wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 23, 2014 at 7:49 AM, Steven Shiau <steven at nchc.org.tw> wrote:
>> On 04/23/2014 06:12 PM, Gene Cumm wrote:
>>> Currently, the linker drops text strings into hdt.c32 specifying its
>>> dependencies and the Syslinux core hunts for those. It would be a change of
>>> the Makefiles and the list of filename suffixes to attempt which is already
>>> variant-specific.  I believe this becomes a near-trivial development change.
>>> However, I think the bigger impact is on the user side as any scripts used
>>> to copy them around and any config files will likely change.  Currently, my
>>> config files all reference COM32s with ".c32" (the preferred setup add it
>>> eliminates the filename guessing game) and I'd need to remove that to keep
>>> things universal and slow things down in the process.
>>> --Gene
>> Hi Gene,
>> Thanks. If you agree, maybe it can be changed in some major modified
>> versions, like 6.1.
>> My 2 cents.
> No, not a minor version change (6.03 -> 6.10) but a major version
> change (6.03 -> 7.00).
Got it. Sure.
Thank you very much.

Steven Shiau <steven _at_ stevenshiau org>
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