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Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2002 21:59:45 -0500
From: Christopher Faylor <cygwin-apps AT cygwin DOT com>
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Subject: Re: setup.exe rebase patch
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On Tue, Feb 26, 2002 at 09:49:01PM -0500, Charles Wilson wrote:
>Jason Tishler wrote:
>
>
>>>(Or do you rebase cygwin1.dll as well :]]).
>>>
>>
>>Yes, I can rebase cygwin1.dll too.  This is why I converted the
>>stand-alone rebase to a Mingw app.
>
>
>Urk.  If we follow Earnie's suggestion to include the output of 'objdump 
>-S1' with cygwin1.dlll snapshots and the (main)cygwin package, then 
>rebasing cygwin1.dll will break that.  Seems like rebasing cygwin1.dll 
>itself should never be the default behavior...
>
>http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-developers/2002-02/msg00029.html

I suppose that if we were really clever we could detect where cygwin was
offset to and readjust the symbol file accordingly as needed.

However, I agree that rebasing shouldn't be the default behavior.  In fact,
I wonder if I should make cygwin non-rebaseable.  It would load faster if
I did that.

cgf

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