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Re: Cygwin + Debian

On Tue, 19 Jun 2001, Christophe Prud'homme wrote:

> * Wouter Verhelst  [Mardi 19 Juin 2001 07:14 pm ]  :
>   > If you'd get it to work, it'd probably interesting.
>   > However, since shared libraries are not supported that well under cygwin,
>   > I'm afraid you'll have to wait until that's solved...
>   >
>   > But please, do try. If you get it to do something decently, that would be
>   > interesting.
> dlls are really a problem, creating them "by hand" is a nightmare
> you have to give the list of symbols to import and export arrh
> with libtool it is working Ok.

Well, those are the messy details ;-)

> I might give it a try, at least port the packaging tools.

Great ;-)

> any advice on the porting process ?

Not really -- I'm not that familiar with cygwin; I had to use it since the 
boxes at the place where I did my traineeship all ran NT, but didn't have
a close look at it...

wouter dot verhelst at advalvas in belgium

Try does not exist. Believe that you will do it, else you will fail.

       -- Luke Skywalker,
       in the trilogy "The Jedi Academy", Kevin J. Anderson

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