Large-Address awareness on 64 bit systems

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Sun Jun 19 08:15:00 GMT 2011


On Jun 19 10:02, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> That's why we could need a better rebase algorithm.  Some kind of
> rebaseall executable or perl script which scans all Cygwin DLLs and
> notes the used and free address slots as well as the size of the DLLs
> and then, afterwards, uses this knowledge to move the DLLs around, as
> collision-free as possible.  It would also allow to rebase just a single
> DLL into a as yet free memory slot instead of having to specify the
> address on the command line.

I just noticed what a bad idea it is to convert rebaseall into a perl
script.  Scratch that.  I guess the right thing to do is to extend the
rebase executable with this functionality.


Corinna

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