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Re: Potential problems with Cygwin GCC and -mno-cygwin switch
- From: "Robert Collins" <robert dot collins at itdomain dot com dot au>
- To: "Jon Leichter" <jon at symas dot com>
- Cc: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Fri, 28 Dec 2001 13:34:57 +1100
- Subject: Re: Potential problems with Cygwin GCC and -mno-cygwin switch
- References: <DLEBJKNCNLJEDKMKICHGAENJCAAA.firstname.lastname@example.org>
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jon Leichter" <email@example.com>
> I was not talking about pre-packaged Cygwin binaries. And I still
> even after you install Cygwin packages, they will operate if you
> the libraries in /usr/lib. This is because the Cygwin binaries depend
> DLLs accessible via the PATH, which are NOT relocated from /usr/bin.
However , once gcc's specs are changedm linking with the libraries they
provide will fail - which is what I was talking about. (Until every
package gets repackaged, at a significant time cost to the package
And as this would be (at best) an interim fix until gcc is corrected, I
for one do not support implementing this - the time cost would get gcc
fixed many times over.
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