cygwin compiled DLLs

Matthew Brett
Tue Dec 15 02:15:00 GMT 1998

Dear Mumit,

> With b20.1, you can *dynamically* load Cygwin DLL (at least a few
> that I've tested) from MSVC compiled apps, but you do need to build
> it with a different entry point. However, I doubt if you can *link* 
> against a cygwin DLL with a MSVC ones without jumping through hoops
> (and it may still not work in general).
> If you're happy with using GetProcAddress/LoadLibrary, I can send
> you an updated example of how to do this (this will be in the next
> dll-helpers, whenever that will happen I don't know).

Thanks for this reply.  The fog is starting to clear!  I would be
very glad of the updated example, thank you for the offer...


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