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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] reenable pygrub build

  • To: Rik van Riel <riel@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: Christian Limpach <christian.limpach@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2005 16:30:12 -0700
  • Cc: Ian Pratt <m+Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Jeremy Katz <katzj@xxxxxxxxxx>
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On 10/7/05, Rik van Riel <riel@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Sat, 8 Oct 2005, Ian Pratt wrote:
> > BTW: Have you guys got other patches to feed upstream?
> This is a hack for our kernel spec file.  The Xen kernels are
> compiled as variants on i686 and x86_64, and the spec file is
> constructed in such a way that it has the same build targets
> for all the kernel variants within one architecture.
> This trivial patch adds a bzImage target.

I think this is a very poor solution.  Doesn't the name bzImage imply
that the image includes a bootsector?  I don't see how we will be able
to justify adoption of this hack when we merge xen support into


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