[Fwd: Updated: mingw-runtime-2.4-1]
Wed May 7 03:35:00 GMT 2003
This release among other things adds a _CRTIMP modifier to the import
declarations. It's default definition is set to nothing. It will be
set to __declspec(dllimport) if you -D__USE_CRTIMP which will provide a
slight speed improvement to your process but will cause multiply defined
symbols if you provide a local definition of a shared function, for
example malloc. The relevant portion of the ChangeLog is attached.
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