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From: sandmann AT clio DOT rice DOT edu (Charles Sandmann)
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Subject: Re: BNU query
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Date: Fri, 7 Feb 2003 12:45:23 -0600 (CST)
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> UPX 1.9<something>, which is a testing release, purportedly fixes the problems
> with later versions of binutils. So it seems likely that problem with binutils
> & UPX will go away soon.

But I'm still unhappy that something was changed in our COFF file formats
without us needing to change it or know why it's been changed.

For all I know it's introduced a subtile bug into our stub loader or
v2load code, and we just haven't seen it yet.  

Making it our default, recommended version without someone understanding
what changed and if it's good for us is dangerous.

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