X11 and shared libs again

Steve Jorgensen steve@khoral.com
Tue Nov 9 13:16:00 GMT 1999

	Ahh.. Well, that would explain it.. Sorry, I missed this
	when reading FAQ the first time.


> Would you mind reading, first, on
> http://sourceware.cygnus.com/cygwin/xfree/faq.html
> about DLL issues with XT, Xmu, Xaw and MOTIF?  I explained why it
> could not be done.
> This is a Windows OS issue not X11 code problem.

> Which other version of X11 had Xt and Xmu etc as dlls, if they did,
> they they were useless because the libXt.a etc were static and I
> forgot to delete the *.dlls.  In other words the *.a were not using
> libXt.dll etc...

> The only way to make Xt, Xmu and Xaw etc as dlls is to write a
> customet DLL and all the X11 DLLs should call this DLL instead...
> something like Hummingbird folks did... This would require a
> substantial rewriting of X11R6 code.

> PS: Please address cygwin-xfree issues to cygwin-xfree mailing list
> in future.  That is why the mailing list there.

	Will do.


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