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

Gerrit P. Haase gerrit@familiehaase.de
Mon Jul 11 14:59:00 GMT 2005

Jason Tishler wrote:

>>By the way, is it reliable to use objdump -x to find the base
>>(ImageBase) ?  For cygssl-0.9.8.dll it is 10000000, but I thought the
>>base was 0x63000000
> I use a command line like the following:
>     $ objdump -p /usr/bin/cygssl-0.9.7.dll | fgrep ImageBase
>     ImageBase               6c700000

$ objdump -p /usr/bin/cygssl-0.9.7.dll | fgrep ImageBase
ImageBase               10000000

$ cygcheck -c openssl
Cygwin Package Information
Package              Version        Status
openssl              0.9.8-1        OK

But hey, this is an old version, openssl-0.9.8-2 is out, it seems
that the image base address was changed with the latest release.


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