[ITP] rebase

Jason Tishler jason@tishler.net
Mon Jan 27 17:02:00 GMT 2003

On Sun, Jan 26, 2003 at 12:27:54AM -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 25, 2003 at 11:13:52PM -0500, Jason Tishler wrote:
> >> Should this rebase maybe be a Cygwin, not MinGW version?  (So that
> >> we can use POSIX paths with it?)
> >
> >My very first version was a Cygwin app.  I converted it to Mingw when
> >Chuck pointed out imagehlp.dll is dependent on msvcrt.dll.  Now that
> >I'm using Ralf's imagehelper library we have a choice (unless
> >rebasing cygwin1.dll is a requirement).  Although, I waffle on the
> >Cygwin vs.  Mingw issues, I'm leaning toward Mingw.
> The only reason I can think of to make it a cygwin app (and I think it
> is a powerful one) is for the path issues.  If someone wants to rebase
> cygwin, maybe the README could tell them how to do that, e.g., make a
> copy, rebase that, use Windows tools to copy the rebased DLL back to
> cygwin1.dll.

What is the consensus on Cygwin vs. Mingw?  We already have 2.75 votes
for Cygwin. :,)  I won't mind replacing getopt() with popt anyway.


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