cygwin-setup & rebaseall

Satish Balay
Tue Oct 25 16:41:00 GMT 2005

On Tue, 25 Oct 2005, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:

> Plus, as Jason mentions, rebasing corrupts some DLLs.  So, until a robust
> solution for that is found, automatically rebasing in setup.exe isn't such
> a hot idea.

So the curent assesment is :
 - python - and similar tools can break - is so use rebase to fix it.
 - rebase is broken - is lets not use it all the time.

[so it appears cygwin can always be in broken state - this is not good]

And Jason's post was in Feb-2002 - and things have been in this bad
state since a long time.

Mabe those broken packages now work now? - so this objection can be


Unsubscribe info:
Problem reports:

More information about the Cygwin mailing list