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Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2011 13:28:45 +0400
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: syslinux


On Mon, Oct 31, 2011 at 01:20:25PM +0400, Vasiliy Kulikov wrote:
> I don't know yet why symlinks and filenames with dash don't work, but
> creating a file with a dash and creating symlinks to both a filename
> with dash and without it don't work.  No changes with absolute vs. relative
> symlink either.

I suspect that these are limitations in ISO-specific methods called from
searchdir() and the like (via function pointers).  I did not look at
those yet.

> The changes I've committed today do work on i686 (QEMU), system
> installation tested.


I was hoping that you had a fix for syslinux, but a workaround like that
works for now...


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