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Re: Observation for ALL maintainers who provide dlls (was Re: question for perl maintainer)
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf-no-personal-reply-please at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 8 Jul 2005 14:04:17 -0400
- Subject: Re: Observation for ALL maintainers who provide dlls (was Re: question for perl maintainer)
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On Fri, Jul 08, 2005 at 01:42:34PM -0400, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
>From: "Christopher Faylor"
>>Do we need to coordinate this among all package maintainers, maybe?
>>Maybe we could publish a list of all of the dlls in the system along
>>with standard base addresses for each and ask that maintainers make
>>sure that their DLL complies with the base address.
>>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?
Yep. That's a good first step.