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Re: Windows API calls that don't work? (Was RE: Stupid stupid question :/)
- To: colin at bird dot fu dot is dot saga-u dot ac dot jp (Colin Peters)
- Subject: Re: Windows API calls that don't work? (Was RE: Stupid stupid question :/)
- From: Fergus Henderson <fjh at cs dot mu dot OZ dot AU>
- Date: Mon, 24 Mar 1997 20:19:14 +1100 (EST)
- Cc: gnu-win32 at cygnus dot com (gnu-win32)
Colin Peters, you wrote:
> PS. Any confirmations on that statement about NT from other readers?
> Does stripping an executable make it work? Do you *have* to strip
> on NT? Is there a difference between the -s link option and using
> strip after linking?
In my experience executables that are not stripped at all work fine.
My experience was that building with the `-s' option on either Windows
95 or NT produced executables that would not run on NT. There is a
difference between using the `-s' link option and using strip after
linking; in my experience the latter worked on NT, while the former
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