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RE: ELF-binaries under NT?

Or you can use VMware to run Linux on top of NT,
or even better for stability, the reverse.

Bye, Heribert (

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Chris Faylor []
> Sent:	Thursday, April 13, 2000 20:32
> To:
> Subject:	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 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.
> cgf
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