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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.


Nousiainen wrote:

 > 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
 > ( 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  ld, so is the document  outdated?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
 >  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 ( and

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