Observation for ALL maintainers who provide dlls (was Re: question for perl maintainer)

Igor Pechtchanski pechtcha@cs.nyu.edu
Fri Jul 8 18:42:00 GMT 2005

On Fri, 8 Jul 2005, James R. Phillips wrote:

> --- "Pierre A. Humblet" wrote:
> > > The more I think about this, the more I believe that we shouldn't have
> > > to continually tell users to run rebaseall.  Setting the base address
> > > is something that should be done once, by the maintainer, not every
> > > time a person installs a package.
> >
> > Amen, but before we setup a centralized database can we evaluate if
> > --enable-auto-image-base suffices? For example, does it currently lead
> > to any collision?
> Is there a way to force this linker option with a configuration flag in
> g-b-s?

Isn't it a configure option?  You can change the "conf()" function to pass
it in.  For linker options, set MY_LDFLAGS in the beginning of the script.
      |\      _,,,---,,_		pechtcha@cs.nyu.edu
ZZZzz /,`.-'`'    -.  ;-;;,_		igor@watson.ibm.com
     |,4-  ) )-,_. ,\ (  `'-'		Igor Pechtchanski, Ph.D.
    '---''(_/--'  `-'\_) fL	a.k.a JaguaR-R-R-r-r-r-.-.-.  Meow!

If there's any real truth it's that the entire multidimensional infinity
of the Universe is almost certainly being run by a bunch of maniacs. /DA

More information about the Cygwin-apps mailing list