Michael Renzmann mrenzmann at
Mon Dec 18 08:26:32 PST 2000


> 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.

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