[syslinux] syslinux-6.04-pre2

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Thu Feb 7 13:11:49 PST 2019

On 2/6/19 12:07 PM, Joakim Tjernlund wrote:
> On Wed, 2019-02-06 at 11:56 -0800, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
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>> On 2/6/19 11:44 AM, Joakim Tjernlund wrote:
>>> On Wed, 2019-02-06 at 11:34 -0800, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>>> Great, that tree now against a somewhat old gnu-efi though.
>>> To build against >= 3.0.8 I need to do:
>>>         #gnu-efi >= 3.0.8 has memset/memcpy defined causing multiple syms errors
>>>       sed -i 's/LDFLAGS =/LDFLAGS = -z muldefs /' mk/efi.mk || die "sed muldefs failed"
>> Should be a trivial fix by simply omitting those from the
>> syslinux-provided library functions on EFI.
> Yes, but I don't know the code that well so I took the easy way :)
> Also, syslinux overides/omits xFLAGS(CFLAGS, LDFLAGS etc.) so one cannot
> pass own flags. Would be nice if one could disable Warnings that are harmless. 

Should be easy enough with some changes to the *.mk files which are
fortunately enough relatively centralized now.

There is some annoying redundancy between com32/lib/Makefile and
mk/lib.mk which is completely unnecessary and confusing, while on that


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