Brian Dessent
Thu Nov 1 23:46:00 GMT 2007

sroberts82 wrote:

> Can someone help me understand this, its probably really straightforward but
> I can't find an answer for this.
> Why is it when I build the most basic helloworld.exe and try and run it I
> get told of a dependancy on cygwin1.dll? Why do I need this dll, and what

When you build that program that calls printf("hello world"), where do
you think that implementation of printf comes from?  On linux you have a, on Cygwin you have a cygwin1.dll, they are analogous.

> how do I build to avoid needing this?

You don't.  Or you use something other than Cygwin.


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