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

Ivan Hernandez
Thu Sep 4 17:16:00 GMT 2003

This is the seccond post that i do and you ever respond. Thanks you Igor!
Ivan from Argentina

Igor Pechtchanski wrote:

>On Thu, 4 Sep 2003, 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!
>>Ivan Hernandez
>Cygwin doesn't support static linkage with the Cygwin runtime functions.
>If you want to build applications that are independent of Cygwin, you may
>try using MinGW (by installing the gcc-mingw packages and passing the
>"-mno-cygwin" flag to gcc).  Be aware, though, that you won't get full
>POSIX emulation with MinGW.  See <> for details.  Please
>report any resulting MinGW problems to the mingw-users list.
>	Igor

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