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AW: Patch for building libcrypt.a as a DLL

> On Sun, Oct 19, 2003 at 09:31:44PM +0200, Ralf Habacker wrote:
> > BTW: There is another lib, libutil.a in the inetutils package,
> which causes
> > same libtool problems
> Please don't use libutil.a anymore.  All functionality intentionally
> exported from libutil.a is now exported genuinely by the Cygwin DLL
> itself, beginning with release 1.5.5.  These functions are
>   getusershell
>   setusershell
>   endusershell
>   daemon
>   forkpty
>   login_tty
>   logwtmp
>   openpty
>   revoke
> Additionally, Cygwin exports updwtmp now, too.
> Libutil.a is deprecated and will not be part of future inetutils
> releases anymore.

Only for cygwin or for the whole unix/linux world ?

It seems that some linux based packages (as far as I know kde releated
package) are using libutil as default, which requires additional patching.
For this it would help, building a special import library containing the
libutil relating symbols pointing to the cygwin dll like done with


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