jmb202 at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Wed Jan 12 14:00:26 PST 2005
On Wed, 12 Jan 2005, Nick Burrett wrote:
> I'm trying to do some simple ELF executable testing with the ELFloader
> module version 0.03 (22 Jan 2004). Is this the correct or most recent
> relese ? The accompanying ChangeLog suggests 0.04 instead.
Release 0.04, module version 0.03. I can't quite recall why I thought such
a versioning scheme was worthwhile, but there you go ;) (I suspect it may
have had something to do with the accompanying tools changing, but the
module remaining the same).
> I'm at a loss to explain the mysterious system corruption that occurs with
> loading ELF binaries compiled for RISC OS. I'd like to get confirmation
> on this version before continuing.
There is a known issue with some binaries causing system freezes which
I've not had time to get to the bottom of. However, there is a module
version 0.04 - http://moose.mine.nu:6888/el004.zip which has been
rewritten in C, so is somewhat more maintainable. This does, however, have
the same issues as 0.03 (which I suspect are to do with wimpslot
resizing, but I've no hard evidence for this)
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