[LinuxBIOS] ELF loader in v3

Peter Stuge peter at stuge.se
Mon Jul 2 08:13:14 CEST 2007

On Sun, Jul 01, 2007 at 02:21:04AM +0200, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
> > If need be, teach elfboot to peek into compressed streams so that
> > it can tell the decompressor a safe place to decomress to.
> Sorry, our implementation of lzma decompression does not decompress
> to a stream, only in bulk.

So compress only the ELF segments but not the header.

(This is a good reason to have compression built into lar, since
it would constitute crazy weird ELF trickery if done manually.)


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