Rebasing (Was: dbghelp.dll fails on rebase (on Windows))
timar74 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 11 23:06:23 PDT 2012
On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 10:56 AM, Tor Lillqvist <tml at iki.fi> 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
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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