Rebasing (Was: dbghelp.dll fails on rebase (on Windows))

Andras Timar timar74 at
Thu Oct 11 23:06:23 PDT 2012

On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 10:56 AM, Tor Lillqvist <tml at> wrote:
>> Again, I wonder how essential / useful this whole rebasing thing is
>> any more in this day... But yeah, I know that suggesting we stop doing
>> it will bring up arguments that essentially say "if it might be useful
>> for even one percent of our userbase, we should keep doing it".
> After the recent changes for VS2012 and Windows 8 SDK support, where
> the rebase tool apparently is not so easily available any more, there
> were build problems with our "standard" toool-chain (VS2008 and
> Windows SDK 7.x), so Fridrich and I decided to kill all the rebasing
> stuff.

Now, when we do not tamper executables during install, it would make
sense to digitally sign them during the build. (In official builds
with TDF key).


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