[RFC] wrc & windres

Dmitry Timoshkov dmitry at baikal.ru
Thu Dec 5 03:33:58 CST 2002

"Dimitrie O. Paun" <dpaun at rogers.com> wrote:

> Conversion to .o files
> ----------------------
> As Alexandre pointed out in here:
>   http://www.winehq.com/hypermail/wine-devel/2002/11/1550.html
> generating .o files in proper format is non-trivial. And since
> I'm willing to do the work, there's no chance I'm going to propose
> something difficult to implement! :)
> What I have in mind is quite simple: store the .res file, as a byte
> array, in a .wine.resources ELF section, and have winebuild pick it
> up from there (as an alternative to getting it directly from the
> .res file, so current behavior is conserved).

I have no objections to the most things, they look quite reasonable
to me. Only one small suggestion: instead of .wine.resources section
name use simple .rsrc, which should not conflict with anything else
in the ELF world and is just a native name for resources in the Win32


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