make: could not load advapi32.dll

Christopher Faylor
Sun Nov 12 14:39:00 GMT 2000

On Sun, Nov 12, 2000 at 10:48:10PM +0100, Emanuele Aliberti wrote:
>  I am from the RactOS developers. We use GCC/MinGW to compile the
>kernel an the Win32 personality. I am reporting not properly an error,
>but a behaviour you should probably be aware of.
>The setup is a bit strange. 
>1. GCC/MingW 2.95.2
>2. CygWin 1.1.5 (make, ld, dlltool only; no GCC)
>PATH is set to give priority to CygWin binaries. Remember that there is
>no GCC/Cygwin here.
>Note that ntoskrnl.exe is compiled and linked regularly by
>gcc/mingw+ld/cygwin. The same for ntdll.dll, kernel32.dll and
>crtdll.dll. It happens something strange when ld is called to link
>advapi32.dll (actually make.exe/cygwin can not load advapi32.dll).

Cygwin autoloads advapi32.dll.  I suspect that if you're building the
DLL this could be a problem.


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