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Re: "Best" way to build a DLL?
Take a look at the new examples in the dllhelpers. I've added four new
examples for building DLLs using libtool and friends.
> This seems to be the most complicated thing .. building a DLL file. So,
> what is the best and recommended way to do the job using recent
> cygwin tools?
> I've read autobook
> (http://sources.redhat.com/autobook/autobook/autobook_toc.html) and
> it gives some good advice (I'm using autotools in my project),
> though there are some problems I've encountered. It recommends
> using _LTLIBRARIES and libtool to build DLL, and as far as I know
> the building process of a DLL file is already integrated in gcc and
> ld, so is the document outdated? (I have to use both C and C++
> code in my project, and when specifying AC_PROG_CXX in configure.in
> file the configure script doesn't succeed, because it tries to
> execute a file called ltconfig which doesn't exist. I really don't
> have a clue what to do here...) Dllhelpers
> show another, simple way (using the new dll features of ld) to
> build the file and it is the only way I have managed to build a
> working DLL. However, I don't have an idea how to get this working
> smoothly with autotools.
> So, what should I do? I'd appreciate if someone gave me an example
> of the configuration files for autotools (Makefile.am and
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