cygwin-setup & rebaseall

Christopher Faylor
Tue Oct 25 18:31:00 GMT 2005

On Tue, Oct 25, 2005 at 11:41:05AM -0500, Satish Balay wrote:
>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.

And, yet, somehow, we survive.


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