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

Gerrit P. Haase gerrit@familiehaase.de
Sat Jul 9 12:47:00 GMT 2005

Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> 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
> 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.
> 	Igor

Doesn't libtool always defines --image-base when building a DLL, or is
this only with ancient libtool versions?


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