Two instances of same cygwin1.dll

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Fri Jan 28 11:43:00 GMT 2005


On Jan 28 08:40, jurgen.defurne@philips.com wrote:
> I am thinking of renaming the cygwin1.dll under the Tornado
> directory, so that it cannot be found there anymore, to make
> the compiler use exclusively the cygwin DLL in our standard
> cygwin path.

Sounds like a good idea to me.

> Does the Win32 API search for DLL's in the normal PATH
> variable or are there other environment variables which
> influence this ?

Standard Windows behaviour influences the search.  See the LoadLibrary
entry in MSDN, which explains it:

http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/dllproc/base/loadlibrary.asp


Corinna

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