rebase, perl

Reini Urban
Sat Dec 4 16:48:00 GMT 2010

2010/12/1 Reini Urban:
> 2010/11/30 Maurice Mengel:
>> Don't know where to look anymore. perl keeps complaining about
>> whenever I try to install a module in CPAN. The usual fatal error -
>> unable to remap.
>> Then I try perlrebase from bash. It finishes successfully, but cpan
>> continues to show the same error. So I terminate all cygwin and run
>> rebaseall -v from ash which gives me an error:
>> ReBaseImage (/usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.10/i686-cygwin/auto/Graphics/Magick/Magick.dll)
>> failed with last error = 6
> That is easy. Make Graphics/Magick/Magick.dll writable before you do a
> rebaseall.
> But rebaseall will most likely not help you.
>> The only way I can change that error message seems to be to reinstall
>> that package using setup, but then another dll in complains and then
>> another one etc. Will it ever stop?
> rebaseall will not rebase your own new cpan modules. Only perlrebase will.
> And there might be conflicts.
> I experience the same problem daily, on Win7 and ASLR only. WinXP is
> fine for me.
> You can try different perlrebase baseaddresses.
> I'm trying now to turn off ASLR: peflags -d0 for all perl dll's.

Yes. Adding a -d0 solved so far the problems on Win7 for me.

diff -u /usr/bin/perlrebase~ /usr/bin/perlrebase
--- /usr/bin/perlrebase~        2010-11-27 10:13:07.806866000 +0100
+++ /usr/bin/perlrebase 2010-12-01 07:50:13.843953700 +0100
@@ -39,5 +39,5 @@

 /usr/bin/rebase -v -b $baseaddr -T rebase$suff.lst

-[ -e /usr/bin/peflags.exe ] && /usr/bin/grep .dll rebase$suff.lst |
/usr/bin/peflags -d -T - >/dev/null
+[ -e /usr/bin/peflags.exe ] && /usr/bin/grep .dll rebase$suff.lst |
/usr/bin/peflags -d0 -T - >/dev/null
 /usr/bin/cat rebase$suff.lst | /usr/bin/xargs chmod g-w

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