Rebuilding cygwin1.dll?

Brian Ford ford@vss.fsi.com
Mon Sep 15 16:32:00 GMT 2003


It is usually best to send questions like these to the list, allowing
others to respond also.  Next time, please do.

On Sun, 14 Sep 2003, John D Rogers wrote:

> Hello, Brian Ford.
>
> I see in a message entitled "Pre 1.5.3 static libs" that you posted to the
> cygwin mailing list you were able to rebuild the cygwin1.dll.  I have a
> couple questions for you, if you don't mind :
>
> What version of gcc did you use ?
$ gcc --version
gcc (GCC) 3.2 20020927 (prerelease)

The default version that shipped with Cygwin.

> What were the steps that you took to rebuild this dll?
>
> I'm running into problems trying to do this myself, and I suspect that I'm
> not using the right tools/procedures.  Is there a document somewhere you
> can point me to, in addition to/instead of, the above questions?
>
See http://cygwin.com/faq/faq_4.html#SEC104.  It is really quite straight
forward.

Without details of your problem, it is impossible to speculate, though.

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Brian Ford
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