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Re: About win32 impgen.c patch

From: Bob Friesenhahn
Subject: Re: About win32 impgen.c patch
Date: Tue, 22 Oct 2002 22:33:36 -0500 (CDT)

On 22 Oct 2002, Elizabeth Barham wrote:

>    From what I understand, the newer gcc (and/or gnu ld) on win32 uses
> an "auto import" feature, and the old way of importing symbols (via
> compiling impgen.c) is no longer needed, although there was some
> platform that still uses the older method (pc32 or something like
> that; right under mingw in the C compiler case/select).

Right.  The impgen stuff is totally removed for MinGW and Cygwin but
remains for 'pw32'.

>    If Bob is out there, Bob, when you build IM on MSYS using your
> latest set of mingw-specific patches, is it using impgen.c any longer?


Bob Friesenhahn

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