windres within mingw32

Jiri Barton
Tue Nov 16 10:49:00 GMT 1999

When I use windres that comes with mingw32:
windres -i test.rc -o test.o -O coff

where, test.rc (and all other files) is:
0 ICON "test.ico"

, it pretends it is doing something but it just hangs there forever, the cursor blinking on the 
line below the prompt, till I press Ctrl+C. It does this for any RC file. My cfg is Win98 
PanEuro, and/or WinNT 4.0 SP5. The windres version is 2.9.4., the egcs is egcs-
2.91.66. Mingw32 distribution otherwise works fine. This is all in Win98 command or 
WinNT 4.0 cmd shell.
When I didn't know what's wrong with it, I installed cygwin B20. If I start bash, and do the 
same thing in bash with the windres that came with cygwin B20, everything's OK. And no, 
I don't want to use the windres from cygwin B20 because what, I like everything light-

What should I do?

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