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Re: Is objconv a requirement for building Grub?

From: Vladimir 'phcoder' Serbinenko
Subject: Re: Is objconv a requirement for building Grub?
Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2016 16:01:20 +0000

Le Tue, Apr 19, 2016 à 5:34 AM, Andrei Borzenkov <address@hidden> a
écrit :

> That's more in place on grub-devel.
> 19.04.2016 03:27, Eric Andrew Lewis пишет:
> > I'm trying to build a patched version of Grub from source on a Mac. I've
> > installed all the requirements in the INSTALL file, but got an error
> while
> > running ./configure
> >
> > configure: error: objconv not found which is required when building with
> > apple compiler
> obconv is used when using Apple linker instead of GNU ld (mesage is
> misleading here). If you installed all requirements, you should also
> have binutils which includes GNU ld and GCC. In this case any reason you
> do not use them?
> We use whatever compiler and linker user asked us to use.
We check if -Wl,-melf_i386 is supported. If it is we just use it. If not we
try to use apple compiler+objconv. So you need to check that your setup
supports -Wl,-melf_i386.

> I suppose it is possible to build grub using native Apple cc/ld, in
> which case it probably becomes relevant.
> > I assume I should install objconv <
> > If so, can we add this to the Requirements list?
> >
> Sure, I just wonder if someone can name more specific version requirements.
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