mingw-runtime 4.01: empty libgmon.a

Yaakov Selkowitz yselkowitz@cygwin.com
Fri Feb 27 08:57:00 GMT 2015

On Tue, 2015-02-24 at 22:33 +0100, Teun Burgers wrote:
> the libgmon.a is an empty archive. These are the contents of
> /usr/i686-pc-mingw32/sys-root/mingw/lib/libgmon.a
> This becomes a problem when attempting to prepare an executable for profiling with gprof
> /bin/i686-pc-mingw32-gcc.exe -pg -o hello hello.c
> I replaced libgmon.a with this one:
> https://github.com/jonasstrandstedt/MinGW/blob/master/MinGW/lib/libgmon.a
> and then the profiling for i686-pc-mingw32 works fine.
> Maybe a next release of mingw-runtime can include a functional libgmon.a ?

There probably won't be another release of mingw-runtime, or the rest of
the mingw.org toolchain, as the previous maintainer has gone missing.  I
suggest you use the {i686,x86_64}-w64-mingw32 targets instead from the
mingw64-* toolchains.


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