[Python-Dev] Do we still need BaseAddress in .vcproj files?
"Martin v. Löwis"
martin at v.loewis.de
Fri Apr 25 23:00:18 CEST 2008
> This was partly out of curiosity, and partly because it was quicker
> doing that than finding a new unique base address to use for a new
> module I added to my local tree. Rebuilt everything and ran a full
> regression test, and everything passed. What am I missing? Do we
> have parts of Python that rely on finding modules at explicit base
> addresses? Is BaseAddress a relic from the past? Christian or
As Christian says: specifying the base address so that the addresses
don't overlap avoids having Windows to perform relocations on startup.
There is a Microsoft tool (editbin /rebase) to compute non-overlapping
base addresses for a given set of DLLs.
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