[ITP] rebase

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Wed Jan 29 20:23:00 GMT 2003

On Wed, Jan 29, 2003 at 03:26:18PM -0500, Jason Tishler wrote:
>On Mon, Jan 27, 2003 at 02:46:13PM -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> I really think that a general purpose utility like rebase, which could
>> be used repeatedly (as opposed to occasionally for debugging
>> purposes), should be a cygwin program.
>Since there haven't been any strong Mingw votes, I have converted my
>rebase to a Cygwin app.  Should I also convert my rebaseall.bat to a
>shell script too?

IMO, yes.

>> Linking libraries statically should solve the problem of attempting to
>> rebase a 'linked in' DLL.
>BTW, rebase will ultimately be able to handle in-use DLLs by doing the
>MoveFileEx(MOVEFILE_DELAY_UNTIL_REBOOT) thing.  So, rebasing cygwin1.dll
>and other in-use DLLs will not be a long-term problem.

Cool.  I was going to suggest this but was afraid that you'd say "Patches
gratefully accepted."  :-)


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