setup: use external crypto libraries

Corinna Vinschen
Sat Mar 20 11:28:00 GMT 2010

On Mar 20 06:46, Charles Wilson wrote:
> On 3/20/2010 5:08 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > On Mar 19 18:12, Charles Wilson wrote:
> >> Yeah, I reproduce the error on the other machine now.  It doesn't appear
> >> to have anything to do with the new libraries.
> > 
> >
> >
> Right, but I was holding out (some) hope/fear that maybe there was
> something about the libraries that 'triggered' this -- but as you and
> Dave both point out, it has *solely* to do with the new mingw32-runtime
> lib.  I can't explain why, two days ago, I got an empty .tls section
> even using that mingw32-runtime lib.
> But, I'm getting a non-empty one now, on both machines, both with and
> without the use of my patch/the-new-crypto-libs.
> So, the upx thing is an entirely separate issue, and shouldn't hold up
> consideration of this patch.
> So...?

I can only think of idle musing for now.

- It would be nice if MingW would allow to make the .tls stuff optional.

- It would be nice if somebody, who understands the .tls issues, maybe
  even from the MingW community, would give a helping hand to the upx


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