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Re: What is rebase and why did I need to run it on a fresh re-install?
- From: Jason Tishler <jason at tishler dot net>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2005 08:05:58 -0500
- Subject: Re: What is rebase and why did I need to run it on a fresh re-install?
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On Thu, Jan 13, 2005 at 04:29:25AM +0100, Peter Valdemar M?rch wrote:
> * What does rebase do?
As its name implies, rebase rebases (i.e., changes) the base address of
DLLs. See the following for more details:
> * Why did I need to run it on my fresh cygwin install?
Read the README:
> * Why does Larry Hall recommend to run it, when there is a prominent
> warning not to, unless I've "got a clue"?
Sorry for the poor wording. The warning is for rebase -- not for
rebaseall. IMO, rebaseall is safe to use. FWIW, I frequently rebase
(via rebaseall) my entire Cygwin installation.
> * What did I do wrong when I upgraded my installation?
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