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Re: rebase for setup (curl)

----- Original Message -----
From: "Norman Vine" <>
To: "'Jason Tishler'" <>; "'Cygwin'"
Cc: "'Roth, Kevin P.'" <>
Sent: Saturday, January 05, 2002 6:02 AM
Subject: RE: rebase for setup (curl)

> Jason Tishler writes:
> >>
> >So, the options passed to ld are the same for cygcurl-2.dll and
> >except for the slight variation of --base-file versus --image-base.
> >
> >I decided to table the search for the "offending" ld option(s)
> >of the following gloomy thought:
> >
> >    Given that rebase can break certain DLLs and that it is nearly
> >    impossible to control how arbitrary packages create their DLLs,
> >    can setup.exe's proposed rebase solution deal with this problem?
> >    Or, is the rebase solution doomed to failure?
> >
> >Does anyone have any bright ideas?
> What happens if you link with
> --enable-auto-image-base   ??

>From a libbfd point of view, all auto-image-base does is
supply --image-base=<hash of filename>, so I'd be _amazed_ if this fixed
a relocating issue.


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