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Re: building a cygwin DLL to run on non-cygwin app
On Fri, Aug 16, 2002 at 01:33:23PM -0400, J. Tang wrote:
>From: Christopher Faylor <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>It is not currently possible to load the cygwin DLL only at runtime.
>>It has to be linked on the command line. There are no plans to add
>I do not understand what you mean. Withing libcygwin.a is the symbol
>"__cygwin_noncygwin_dll_entry@12", which sounds like what I need as my
>DLL's entry point.
It is not "currently possible". It's broken. You can't load the cygwin
DLL via LoadLibrary.
>It is not a problem to statically link my DLL against cygwin1.dll. I
>do, however, need to then link my DLL against a vendor's program at
Just to be clear, when you link in the cygwin DLL, your code becomes
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