How to compile static to avoid the need for cygwin1.dll

Corinna Vinschen
Thu Sep 4 14:28:00 GMT 2003

On Thu, Sep 04, 2003 at 09:26:32AM -0300, Ivan Hernandez wrote:
> Hello! i'm trying searchs in google to find info on how to compile 
> statically linked binary files on cugwin in order to avoid the need of 
> having cygwin1.dll with my programs. I need it because some people is 
> alergic to thing that don't understand, and i will not code twice things 
> that are already done in *nix and compiles with cygwin!
> Please, if someone knows something better than the old -static thing for 
> the gcc let me know!

Nope, no chance.  You're aware of the Cygwin license especially when it
comes to usage in prorietary projects, are you?  Just asking...


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