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Re: Linker switches [ was: Re: API's that certainly do work. ]
- To: drs at inxpress dot net
- Subject: Re: Linker switches [ was: Re: API's that certainly do work. ]
- From: Mumit Khan <khan at xraylith dot wisc dot edu>
- Date: Thu, 27 Mar 1997 22:34:36 -0600
- Cc: gnu-win32 at cygnus dot com
Regarding adding -lkernel32 specifically to the link line,
DRS <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I guess my question is, why would you want to do this anyway?
Probably mostly due to other software package telling you to do it.
Pdcurses, eg., is one (but surprisingly works just fine when I do
add -lkernel32!). The other one is octave, and the reason is due to
the way octave configure script works (and octave does crashe
mysteriously when -lkernel32 is added to link line).
> I have been unable to find any documentation about the
> linker switch in question (-lkernel32) except that it appears
> to be mentioned in earlier versions of the distribution.
> If someone wants to explain the in's and outs of these
> various (win32 specific) switches and how they are supposed
> to work, I'm all ears. Do doubt this information would be
> of general interest.
Mumit -- email@example.com
ps: Wonder why the sometime 24-48 hour delay in the mailing list
messages? Or am I only one seeing the messages after so long?
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