[RFC] should cygport use peflags?

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Sun Jan 17 10:12:00 GMT 2010

On Jan 17 01:21, Yaakov S wrote:
> Is there any harm in running peflags (-d1 for DLLs, and -t1 for
> EXEs) on Windows pre-Vista?  If not, should I have cygport
> automatically do this for all packages?

The latest gcc package at least sets the TS-aware flag for all
executables.  Dunno about DLLs, though.  I remember vaguely having
discussed this on the cygwin list, mainly with Chuck but I don't
recall anymore if ASLR is really such a good idea for Cygwin's fork.


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