[pkg-wine-party] Bug#733556: binfmt detectors for Windows executables

Stephen Kitt skitt at debian.org
Tue Mar 11 06:50:50 UTC 2014

On Sun, 9 Mar 2014 10:40:42 +0000, Colin Watson <cjwatson at debian.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 08, 2014 at 01:44:15PM +0100, Stephen Kitt wrote:
> > I was working on restoring binfmt support to wine
> > (http://bugs.debian.org/733556) and I came across the detectors spec in
> > binfmt-support. The latter mentions detection code to handle Windows
> > binaries which Alp Toker has - is that still the case, Alp?
> > 
> > I quote:
> > 	As far as wine is concerned, the modification should be as
> > follows: add /usr/lib/wine/binfmt-detector-wine or similar with the Win32
> > 	format detection code (Alp has the details of this, it's a few
> > dozen lines of C), and add 'detector /usr/lib/wine/binfmt-detector-wine'
> > to /usr/share/binfmts/wine.
> This was for Mono.  I think the descendant of this has wound up in
> debian/detector/binfmt-detector-cli.c in the Debian mono source package;
> looking at that it should be fairly straightforward to invert (or
> similar) the relevant bit of logic for Win32.

OK, thanks!


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