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Call for testers: UPXINFO version 04-AUG-2008 (Miscellaneous)

posted by rr(R) Homepage E-mail, Berlin, Germany, 05.08.2008, 08:37

> - Don't call the first value "UPX version". Yes, it's the header data
> called "version", but it doesn't contain the version of the UPX program
> that compressed the file. I would rather call it the UPX file format
> version.

Firstly I called it "UPX header version". :-D I'll have to look into my e-mails from László Molnár.

> - UPX lists a compressed size of 148 byte more than UPXINFO. I suppose

Compressed length means real data. Of course, this doesn't include any headers or stubs.

> that's the size of the header and decompression stub. (My binary is
> compressed as DOS .COM...) Although I agree the compressed size of the
> real program is also useful, UPXINFO should additionally list the
> stub/header size.

If I'll find a proper solution for all cases, it will be included.

 

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