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Re: How to compile static to avoid the need for cygwin1.dll
- From: Ronald Landheer-Cieslak <blytkerchan at users dot sourceforge dot net>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 4 Sep 2003 16:51:49 +0200
- Subject: Re: How to compile static to avoid the need for cygwin1.dll
- References: <3F572F78.email@example.com>
On Thu, Sep 04, 2003 at 09:26:32AM -0300, Ivan Hernandez wrote:
> Hello! i'm trying searchs in google to find info on how to compile
> statically linked binary files on cugwin in order to avoid the need of
> having cygwin1.dll with my programs. I need it because some people is
> alergic to thing that don't understand, and i will not code twice things
> that are already done in *nix and compiles with cygwin!
> Please, if someone knows something better than the old -static thing for
> the gcc let me know!
Impossible. Cygwin can't be used as a statically linked library (unless you
patch Cygwin in such a way that it can, but that would probably be far more
work than it's worth).
Get a coupld of good antihistaminica for that allergy and try to live with it :)
Domestic happiness and faithful friends.
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