Making cygwin1.dll, unrelocateable.

Christopher Faylor
Tue Jun 11 08:10:00 GMT 2002

On Tue, Jun 11, 2002 at 08:59:19AM -0400, Jason Tishler wrote:
>On Sun, Jun 09, 2002 at 09:59:28PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> I think we agreed a while ago that it would be a good idea to make the
>> cygwin DLL always occupy the same space in memory.  I know that this
>> would be a good thing for cases where c++ method pointers are stored in
>> shared memory.
>The above will remove the special case in setup.exe's rebase
>functionality to skip rebasing the Cygwin DLL.  Although, can we change
>the ImageBase from 0x61000000 to 0x60000000 to avoid having to rebase
>around it?

Why does that help?  IIRC when I chose the 0x61000000 location, I did so
because using 0x60000000 (which, I think, is the "correct" proposed
location for cygwin) conflicted with some other Windows DLL.


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