1.3.2: signgam problem still present in plotutils, gnuplot etc.

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Thu Jun 14 11:18:00 GMT 2001

On Thu, Jun 14, 2001 at 02:13:52PM -0400, Earnie Boyd wrote:
>Frank Wuebbeling wrote:
>> > Ok, Frank, I know the problem.  Add -lc to your compile.  The signgam
>> function was placed in the
>> > libc library, not libm.
>> I´m sorry this thread becomes so blown up, but all my installations of
>> CYGWIN deliver the following:
>> nm /usr/lib/lib*.a|grep signgam
>> nothing, really, there is no signgam anywhere. So I must suspect now that my
>> CYGWIN library is old, but it seems that it has been updated in May. Does
>> the example program compile in your installation?
>> Best wishes, Frank
>The problem is a Cygwin problem.  The function isn't exported from the
>cygwin1.dll.  All exports are listed in the cygwin.din file found in
>winsup/cygwin.  BTW, you don't need to add either -lm or -lc for Cygwin

Ok.  I'm still back to the state where I need a patch to cygwin to
accomodate this.

I don't use signgam so I can't test this.  Hopefully someone will contribute
a tested patch to cygwin.din/cygwin1.dll/libcygwin.a.


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