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Re: Building GDB 7.3.92 with MinGW

> Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2012 15:53:55 +0400
> From: Joel Brobecker <>
> Cc:,,
> > > The only case when path "relocation" is turned off is when the user
> > > configured directories such as the gdb-datadir using a path that is
> > > not a subdir of the prefix.
> > 
> > That latter case is what I had in mind.  In general, it is a bad mojo
> > to force Windows users to install binaries in some specific tree or
> > under a certain parent directory.  E.g., the binary could be
> > configured for d:/usr as a prefix, but installed in c:/foo/bar.
> This is not what I meant, or did I misunderstand you.

No, the misunderstanding is all mine.  Sorry.

> Here is what I am trying to say. It is perfectly fine to do:
>   % /path/to/gdb/configure --prefix=c:/usr/my-gdb
>   % make
>   % make install
>   % cp -R c:/usr/my-gdb c:/foo/bar
> Relocations should still be working, and our own experience with
> that reveals no obvious problem.

Then I guess asmwarrior should try to find out why it doesn't work for

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