1.7.12 breaks stdout of upx packed executables

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Wed Apr 4 13:04:00 GMT 2012

On Apr  4 13:11, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Apr  4 12:21, Roland Schwingel wrote:
> > Hi...
> > 
> > Just updated to 1.7.12 and found one regression. If you have upx
> > packed executables (upx from cygwin distribution) the stdout of the
> > packed executable is broken now.
> > 
> > Try the following from mintty:
> > upx --best /usr/bin/tar.exe -o /tmp/tar.exe
> > /tmp/tar.exe
> > 
> > You will notice that when you invoke the compressed /tmp/tar.exe
> > that no output will be sent to the mintty console, while it works if
> > you just invoke /usr/bin/tar.exe
> Thanks for the report.  It's not so much breaking stdout, but rather
> that the executable is not recognized as Cygwin executable due to a dumb
> mistake I made when computing the size of a section.  Fixed in CVS.

...and in the latest snapshot.  Would you mind to test the latest
snapshot from http://cygwin.com/snapshots/ ASAP?


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