Subject: Re: port windows CE code onto netbsd
To: None <>
From: Robert Swindells <>
List: port-arm
Date: 11/03/2004 13:32:52
Richard Earnshaw wrote:
>On Tue, 2004-11-02 at 18:11, Kamal R. Prasad wrote:
>> Hello,
>>  I have a 3rd party hardware connecting to an X scale hw through a usb port.
>> The hw comes with winCE static libraries in binary form compiled for ARM.
>> [They have src code for the driver to talk to the 3rd party hw which I 
>> should be able to port to netbsd.] I want to skip using windows CE and 
>> install netbsd instead on the Xscale hardware. But I am not sure if I 
>> can somehow(??) run the winCE binaries on netbsd once it has been ported 
>> to Xscale.
>> Can someone give me a clue if what Im attempting is feasible and how to 
>> go about doing it?

>I'm not aware that it's been done before.  You'd probably want something
>akin to 'wine' for ARM.  I don't know if anybody is working on such a

Doesn't the COMPAT_PECOFF option provide the support to run WinCE
binaries ?

I have no idea whether it will do what you need though.

Robert Swindells