rebaseall and cygstdc++-6.dll

Marco Atzeri
Mon Sep 26 19:26:00 GMT 2011

On 9/26/2011 5:15 AM, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
> On Mon, 2011-09-26 at 02:15 +0100, Dave Korn wrote:
>>    The problem is in binutils, and the fact that it generates base relocs for
>> entries from EH data that should be just ignored.
>> contains more detail, if you want to ask more let's do it on the binutils list.
>>    So to answer your question: the gcc language-specific runtime DLLs have to
>> be built using the patched version of binutils, otherwise they break when they
>> get rebased; that's why I'm rebuilding the gcc packages - having already
>> locally rebuilt binutils.  This will only be a big issue for anyone who wants
>> to rebuild gcc from source themselves, the new packages I upload to the distro
>> will still work for everyone regardless of what binutils they have installed
>> and/or how or when or where they get rebased.
> Except that this issue doesn't affect only libstdc++, but any C++
> library which throws exceptions (as I have seen on my system).  So we
> really do need a patched binutils ASAP.

There is an easy way to identify such libraries ?
Just to know if I need to rebuild some of mines .

> Yaakov


Problem reports:
Unsubscribe info:

More information about the Cygwin mailing list