How to create dll in cygwin

Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Thu Jun 22 04:42:00 GMT 2006

cxf wrote:
> Hello,everyone:
>    I want to create a dll from source file, how to create dll in cygwin, 
> can anyone give me some tips.

Yes, certainly.  Please avail yourself of the existing
Cygwin resources found at  For specific
information on building DLLs, see the proper section in
the Cygwin User's Guide:


>    Can cygwin create static library(.lib file)?

Of course.  By default, it's named libfoo.a but the format
is the same and can be named however you want.

Larry Hall                    
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