Building a custom cygwin1.dll library

Chiheng Xu
Tue Aug 24 01:37:00 GMT 2010

On Tue, Aug 24, 2010 at 2:54 AM, Lee D. Rothstein <> wrote:
>  On 8/22/2010 2:30 AM, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Sat, Aug 21, 2010 at 09:32:47PM -0400, Gregg Levine wrote:
>>> Is it possible to build a custom cygwin1.dll library? I'm in the
>>> process of setting up a Win2K8 or Win2K3 server, and I would like to
>>> install a personalized install of Cygwin there.
>> No, it's completely impossible.  This is software.  Once it's written,
>> it's cast in stone.  Sorry.
>> cgf
> Hence the phrase: Let he who is without syntax cast the first stone. ;-)

This is really simple, unless you want to cross build it.

But why do you want to build a custom cygwin1.dll library ?  I'm
curious about the features you want to add.

Chiheng Xu

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