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Re: documentation on building the cygwin dll
> From: "Robb, Sam"
> Don't know if this will help, but I've attached a makefile
> and script that I use to do a checkout and build of the Cygwin
> DLL source from CVS.
I was able to build the dll with your script. However, how come the new-cygwin1.dll size is over 6 MB? Is this correct? I've
checked the latest version of cygwin1.dll and its size is less than 1 MB.
I'll still do some more experimenting in building the cygwin dll until I get to build it exactly like the binary downloadable from
Thanks a lot!
> Good Day!
> I've searched the net regarding building the cygwin dll and
> found these.
> However, not one of them refers to info that shows how to
> build the cygwin dll.
> The faq contains an entry on how to build dlls but *not* how
> to build the cygwin dll.
> All the readme files in the distribution
> cygwin-1.3.12-4.tar.bz2 don't mention how to build the
> cygwin dll. The following are
> readme files.
> Could anyone point out where the documentation to build the
> cygwin dll is?
> Best Regards,
> Carlo Florendo
> Astra Philippines Inc.
> URL: www.hq.astra.ph/resources
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