[syslinux] Status of syslinux git master

Sebastian Herbszt herbszt at gmx.de
Mon Jul 8 11:04:28 PDT 2019

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
> >[1]. 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" [2] from
> >Debian which is required for EFI. And maybe tag the result as
> >syslinux-6.04-pre4.
> >
> >[1] https://www.syslinux.org/archives/2019-February/026335.html
> >[2] https://www.syslinux.org/archives/2018-August/026167.html
> >
> >Sebastian
> Could you make a tree that I can pull?

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