Building against Stripped DLLs

Dave Korn
Sun May 31 08:08:00 GMT 2009

René Berber wrote:
> René Berber wrote:
>> Christina McQuirk wrote:
>> [snip]
>>> Is there a way to turn these stripped files into .a files?  Or, can I
>>> get the source code somewhere?  The files I am having trouble with are
>>> -lglu32, -lglut32, -lopengl32, -lkernel32.  I have the dlls in my
>>> system32 folder, but I do not have import library version.
>> Just install w32api (using Cygwin's setup.exe or setup-1.7.exe), it has
>> all you need (see:
> Opps! I just realized that glut32 disappeared btw. w32api-3.12-1 and
> w32api-3.13-1; perhaps you also need opengl-1.1.0-10 which has the dll
> and the static lib but not the symbols (.dll.a) lib, that's weird.

  There seems to be some kind of problem at the moment with GL stuff
specifically; see the thread "dll links or pkgconfig/libtool information is
wrong", at


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