Jesse Tie Ten Quee highos at
Mon Dec 18 07:35:20 PST 2000


On Mon, Dec 18, 2000 at 05:26:32PM +0100, Michael Renzmann wrote:
> > I was just wondering... What is bin86 for? (I know it includes an
> > assembler and linker etc. so don't bother giving this answer.) Ld, as and
> > so on are included in binutils. What do we need an extra ld86 and as86
> > for? Are there any packages that actually require bin86?
> Afair bin86 is needed to compile the low level stuff of lilo.

IIRC, it would be pretty hard to compile a kernel without it...

Jesse Tie Ten Quee - highos at highos dot com

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