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Re: References to both cygwin1.dll and msvcrt.dll

On Mon, 27 Sep 2004, Patrick Samson wrote:

> I use a dll which have references to both
> cygwin and m$:
> $ cygcheck /usr/share/tcl8.4/dp4.0/win/dp40.dll
> D:/cygwin/usr/share/tcl8.4/dp4.0/win/dp40.dll
>   D:\cygwin\bin\tcl84.dll
>     C:\WINNT\System32\ADVAPI32.DLL
>       C:\WINNT\System32\ntdll.dll
>       C:\WINNT\System32\KERNEL32.dll
>       C:\WINNT\System32\USER32.dll
>         C:\WINNT\System32\GDI32.dll
>       C:\WINNT\System32\RPCRT4.dll
>     D:\cygwin\bin\cygwin1.dll <-------------
>   C:\WINNT\System32\msvcrt.dll <------------
>   C:\WINNT\System32\WS2_32.DLL
>     C:\WINNT\System32\WS2HELP.dll
> Should I suspect this to be a possible source of trouble? Or does it
> mean nothing?

Depends.  Usually, this results in some sort of trouble, mostly because of
the separate parallel stdio, malloc, etc implementations.  You may be able
to get away with it for a while if none of the msvcrt functions are
actually called, but it may come back and bite you in the future.
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