[syslinux] Status of syslinux git master
gene.cumm at gmail.com
Mon Aug 5 03:51:16 PDT 2019
On Tue, Jul 23, 2019 at 1:30 PM Sebastian Herbszt <herbszt at gmx.de> wrote:
> hpa wrote:
> > On July 7, 2019 8:37:10 AM PDT, Sebastian Herbszt <herbszt at gmx.de>
> > wrote:
> > >Gene,
> > >
> > >it looks like the syslinux master branch is broken since February
> > >. Peter created the wip.makefixes branch but I wasn't able to get
> > >it working (yet) and it lacks activity since March.
> > >
> > >I think it might be time to revert commit 458a54133ecd ("Fix all
> > >warnings, and better separate code that should not be mixed") which
> > >broke master. Then apply at least the outstanding patch "Force the
> > >linker to put all sections into a single PT_LOAD segment"  from
> > >Debian which is required for EFI. And maybe tag the result as
> > >syslinux-6.04-pre4.
> > >
> > > https://www.syslinux.org/archives/2019-February/026335.html
> > > https://www.syslinux.org/archives/2018-August/026167.html
> > >
> > >Sebastian
> > Could you make a tree that I can pull?
> A new temporary branch named 20190723 is now available at
> It contains the following commits:
> d9374841 Add exp function
> 303c54a0 Some fixes from commit 458a5413
> e8df886e Force the linker to put all sections into a single PT_LOAD segment
> 1a18b2ee Revert "Fix all warnings, and better separate code that should not be mixed"
To be honest, I'd rather go as far back as moving to a less confusing
gnu-efi version (3.07 iirc) then apply stuff and branch off for
gnu-efi 3.08+ considering its massive changes.
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