True Static Linking

Robert Collins robert.collins@itdomain.com.au
Tue Apr 16 22:43:00 GMT 2002



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Westley Weimer [mailto:weimer@EECS.Berkeley.EDU] 
> Sent: Wednesday, April 17, 2002 1:50 PM

> I am willing to have "hello.exe" be fairly large, but 
> shipping all of cygwin1.dll (700K) is not allowed. If this 
> were linux I would pull all of the .o files out of cygwin1.a 
> (or whatever) and link against a subset of them manually. I 
> have no idea how to do this under cygwin.

You can't under linux you would have to ship the vmlinuz file as well -
which is what cygwin1.dll is closest to in this environment.
 

Rob

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