Cygwin DLLs being modified somehow?

René Berber r.berber@computer.org
Mon Feb 23 10:56:00 GMT 2015


On 2/22/2015 7:53 PM, Michael DePaulo wrote:

> I am seeing very weird behavior and I am hoping that someone can explain it.
> 
> This happens on 2 different machines. My personal Windows 10 64-bit
> machine, and a Windows 7 64-bit VM hosted by the X2Go project on
> another continent.
> 
> It seems to be happening to multiple DLLs, but I will list one example below.
> 
> I install 32-bit Cygwin with the 2.870 installer
> 
> libopenssl100 is one of the packages that gets installed. It is at
> version. 1.0.1k-1
> 
> /bin/cygcrypto-1.0.0.dll always appears to be 1,820,199 bytes, and it
> always appears to be last modified on 1/8/2015 20:30 UTC.
> 
> When I extract it from the tarball:
> Its md5sum is:
> c79b900428d91e5882c24bbb6bc36969
> And its sha256sum is:
> 53376a3d69be996cb71abda41b7cc6bea7a599b027fe819323fafc3c433b7767
> 
> Yet on both systems, once installed, its m5sum and sha1sum differ!
[snip]

The installation, you may have noticed, always runs rebase at the end.

There's very little documentation left about rebase, the only one I
found is in:

/usr/share/doc/Cygwin/_autorebase.README
-- 
René Berber


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