setup.exe rebase patch

Christopher Faylor
Tue Feb 26 19:06:00 GMT 2002

On Tue, Feb 26, 2002 at 09:49:01PM -0500, Charles Wilson wrote:
>Jason Tishler wrote:
>>>(Or do you rebase cygwin1.dll as well :]]).
>>Yes, I can rebase cygwin1.dll too.  This is why I converted the
>>stand-alone rebase to a Mingw app.
>Urk.  If we follow Earnie's suggestion to include the output of 'objdump 
>-S1' with cygwin1.dlll snapshots and the (main)cygwin package, then 
>rebasing cygwin1.dll will break that.  Seems like rebasing cygwin1.dll 
>itself should never be the default behavior...

I suppose that if we were really clever we could detect where cygwin was
offset to and readjust the symbol file accordingly as needed.

However, I agree that rebasing shouldn't be the default behavior.  In fact,
I wonder if I should make cygwin non-rebaseable.  It would load faster if
I did that.


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