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Re: [Patch] Loading cygwin1.dll from MinGW and MSVC

On Sat, Jun 04, 2005 at 05:53:56PM -0700, Joshua Daniel Franklin wrote:
>On 6/3/05, Max Kaehn wrote:
>>This patch contains the changes to make it possible to dynamically load
>>cygwin1.dll from MinGW and MSVC applications.  The changes to
>>are minimal and only affect cygwin_dll_init().  I've also added a MinGW
>>test program to testsuite and a FAQ so people will be able to locate
>>the test program easily.
>Assuming the code patches are fine, instead of a new section could we
>just add your FAQ hint to "How do I link against `cygwin1.dll' with
>Visual Studio?" <> The title
>could be changed to something like "How do I use `cygwin1.dll' with
>MinGW or Visual Studio?"
>I'm a little torn since I'm not sure this is actually frequently asked
>but it's certainly good to have the info.  Ideally I can put it in the
>User's Guide.

Oops.  I just applied the patch to the doc area.  This is entirely your call.
I should have waited for your approval.

If you want to me to revert the patch, please let me know.  Otherwise, please
just massage it as you see fit.

FWIW, I think this does qualify as both a FAQ and a user's guide addition.


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