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Re: gcc -shared under 2.95.3-5, unable to convert .o to .dll via -shared flag

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----- Original Message -----
From: "Gregory Lampshire" <>
To: "Robert Collins" <>
Sent: Monday, December 31, 2001 2:33 AM
Subject: Re: gcc -shared under 2.95.3-5, unable to convert .o to .dll
via -shared flag

> Rob,
> Many thanks for the clarification.  I did run a gcc with all the
static (.a)
> libs that are needed to resolve the symbols.  This resulted in huge
> (.dll) files for many .so files that are individually compiled then
> The static libs are bound together to make an ecl executable which is
> image file that loads the .so files once they are cerated.  Is there
> to get the .so files without the link pulling in *everything* to
resolve the
> symbols?  I am curious if I went to dll libraries for everything
perhaps my
> issues be solved.

I'll repeat myself. WIN32 *DOES NOT PERMIT UNRESOLVED SYMBOLS*. There is
NO WAY to get .dll's without pulling in everything.

And yes, more .dll's = mor shared code = smaller objects.


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