> But this is a good point. Our own compressed/ build requires building
> several elf-header-mangling tools just to get our bootstrap (which we
> can't change) to even recognize the finished image.
> Though, I'm not sure how much the different decompression (misc.c)
> routines vary; could there be some way to do this in a
> platform-independent way?
Pete Popov's mips/zboot is probably the most generic for MIPS,
though, it only was done for Alchemy's. See:
[I re-ported it to Korva and reduced much of the extraneous fluff
(both extra misc- source files and unneeded utils/), but its
never been checked into CVS.]