Some thoughts about firmware inclusion.

King InuYasha ngompa13 at
Wed Oct 24 22:06:52 UTC 2007

Isn't that basically what all binaries do? Use libraries and execute the
code natively on the CPU?

On 10/23/07, Ralf Ertzinger <fedora at> wrote:
> Hi.
> On Tue, 23 Oct 2007 15:25:26 +0400, Peter Lemenkov wrote
> > We need to distinguish between *real* code which natively executes on
> > CPU and any other binary content which not executes natively. Win32
> > executables, ROMs, JARs are IMHO definitely falls into this category
> > (content). As pictures, music and text-files they do not runs on CPU
> > directly.
> Win32 binaries (when run on x86, unless you found an old Alpha binary
> somewhere) _do_ run natively on the host CPU. Wine does not emulate the
> CPU, it 'just' provides the execution environment (libraries, kernel
> calls)
> a Windows binary expects. Program code that is not spent in libraries or
> in the kernel is executed natively on the CPU.
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