RFC: Cygwin 64 bit?

Thomas Wolff towo@towo.net
Tue Jun 28 20:26:00 GMT 2011

Am 28.06.2011 22:14, schrieb Charles Wilson:
> ...
> If we take one of the suggestions elsewhere in this thread, and move
> cgywin DLLs into /lib and rely on solely on $PATH rather than
> $dir-of-EXE to find most DLLs, the problem gets even worse: /bin/bash
> would load the wrong libintl-8.dll and would coredump, before getting a
> chance to run .bash_profile to set the $PATH "properly".
Just to clarify: my suggestion to move DLLs to /lib was *not* about 
leaving out the prefix; it was about dual maintenance of 32 bit and 64 
bit versions. So /lib/cygfoo.dll and /lib64/cygfoo.dll would not be 
harmful, I suppose.

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