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Re: Problem with Python programs with binary components, who to blame?
- From: Marco Atzeri <marco dot atzeri at gmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sun, 4 Sep 2016 16:43:30 +0200
- Subject: Re: Problem with Python programs with binary components, who to blame?
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On 04/09/2016 16:34, Patrick Pief wrote:
Before writing any formal bug report I thought I might ask first whether the
problem I am seeing is something that can be even fixed from Cygwin's side.
The issue has to do with the compilation of Python binary packages for Python
inside Cygwin (Python installed as a Cygwin package as opposed to Python for
The problem starts to show as gcc warnings: "[…] redeclared without dllimport
attribute: previous dllimport ignored", and ends with linkers errors such as:
"relocation truncated to fit [...] against undefined symbol".
I am guessing the problem might actually lie within the Python sources itself
but I am not entirely sure.
So is this some issue that is even worth further research and filing a bug
On windows all symbols must be available at linking time.
Cygwin programs/libraries have the same constrain.
Can you report the full command that produce :
""relocation truncated to fit [...] against undefined symbol"." ?
Are you building a specific program or it is your own development ?
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