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Re: MinGW libtool DLL failure

From: Bob Friesenhahn
Subject: Re: MinGW libtool DLL failure
Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2002 11:08:50 -0500 (CDT)

On Thu, 10 Oct 2002, Boehne, Robert wrote:

>   The only thing that troubles me about the link line Bob posted is
> that a .dll is specified in the link, not the corresponding .lib.
> I'm not a Windows guru, but I thought that you never link to a
> dll directly, but to the .lib that is created when the dll is.

This, of course, is possible via the wonders of libtool.  Libtool
should hide the fact that a .lib or .a (or whatever) is actually used
under the covers.  In fact, Microsoft compilers, Cygwin, and MinGW
appear to use different naming schemes for these link libraries.

Bob Friesenhahn

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