Avoid collisions between parallel installations of Cygwin

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Wed Oct 21 16:49:00 GMT 2009


On Oct 21 18:02, Dave Korn wrote:
> Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> 
> > I think you're making this too complicated, really.  If I have to
> > tweak the DLL in any binary fashion, it does not the least matter
> > at which point in the binary blob the data is.  And the advantage of
> > using a global structure with defined, *simple* content should be quite
> > clear, compared to some resource layout which is not exactly under
> > our control.
> 
>   But you can put any arbitrary binary blob into a resource, including your
> struct, and edit-it-in place there, can't you?

Sure, but it still requires to use FindResource/LoadResource/LockResource
instead of just reading the data from a global variable.


Corinna

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