simplifying rebaseall

Mon Sep 20 14:41:00 GMT 2010

> I'd beg to differ; I'd suggest it is, as suggested by the OP,
> actually quite a common use. You only have to look at the use of
> say perl and you will have users quite regularly compiling their
> own DLL's as they install modules via CPAN, and this is quite painful
> due to all the issues it can present with rebase.
> While I love cygwin, I must say that its supporting community can
> be very dismissive of its users to the point of alienating potential
> contributors. I myself has have experienced this on several occasions
> and have ended up finding myself not raising issues that affect us
> daily for fear of being shot down for no more reason that someone
> doesn't "think" its import to fix or should "work" that way anyway
> or even doesn't like the way you structured you post.
> To reiterate I still think that developers deserve much respect
> and thanks for all the effort they put in, but a little more open
> mindedness and approachability like that which can be found in other
> open source communities such as SFU and FreeBSD wouldn't go a miss
> sometimes ;-)
>   Regards
>   Steve


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