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Re: ELF-binaries under NT?
On Thu, Apr 13, 2000 at 02:21:23PM -0400, Jeff Sturm wrote:
>Chris Faylor wrote:
>> On Thu, Apr 13, 2000 at 04:10:29PM +0200, William Gacquer wrote:
>> >I don't agree with you DJ, I once got a a small application running on
>> >windows thanks to an elf loader. I'll search it again on the internet and
>> >send the URL ASAP.
>> I would be *extremely* surprised if you could get any application running
>> that was compiled on linux. You'd have to emulate every single linux
>> system call for this to work.
>It's not the system calls that are a problem. You'd have to have the
>complete glibc ported to Windows. Most applications never perform
>system calls directly.
Nope. You'd still need system calls somewhere along the line, just
to load the libc.so file since, of course, you'd need to implement
linux's version of linking.
You wouldn't need all of them, though, for just this. That's correct.
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