From: Jeff Dike <jdike@ka...> - 2001-02-15 21:37:56
> I'm just wondering how the port of UML to Windows is going. The last I
> remember, there were two fronts:
> 1. Michael Vines had put LINE out, but was not going to work on it
> much because of time commitments. LINE did alot of the system call
> interception work that UML needed, but needed the rest of the kernel
> 2. Dan Aloni was fighting his way through getting a Cygwin port, and
> had a build that started booting, but didn't get all the way through.
Correct, except he seems to have given up the good fight :-(
> Thanks, Is this still an accurate picture of where things are?
Not entirely. At linux.conf.au, I mentioned the progress made so far, and
Andrew van der Stock volunteered to look at the problem.
At about the same time, a plea that I had sent off to Luke Leighton (Samba
TNG) resulted in a few offers of help of various kinds. I pointed them off to
More recently, someone else privately expressed interest (and that someone
should feel free to identify him/herself if he/she wants :-) in doing it.
So, there are a number of potential fronts. They all seem fairly quiet at the