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- To: colin at fu dot is dot saga-u dot ac dot jp
- Subject: RE: Cygwinb19.dll
- From: Robert dot Cross at scottish-newcastle dot co dot uk
- Date: Thu, 25 Jun 1998 09:46:21 +0100 (GDT)
- Cc: gnu-win32 at cygnus dot com
# However, practically all Win32 programs require at least
# one of the Win32 API DLLs, directly or through some other library or DLL, so
# basically all Win32 programs are dynamically linked. To achieve something
# like a UNIX statically linked executable what you need to do is make sure
# you don't link any DLLs which don't come with the operating system.
That would be a little tricky....
# So, either you can rebuild newlib as a static library, or you can distribute
# a copy of cygwin's dll with your program (or you can use Mingw32, but that
# would be a shameless plug :-) ).
I think the Mingw32 route sounds best, (well it's easiest for me - so it's