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Re: [Patch] Loading cygwin1.dll from MinGW and MSVC
On Sat, 4 Jun 2005, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> 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 dcrt0.cc
> >>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?" <http://cygwin.com/faq/faq_toc.html#TOC102> 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.
And is much appreciated. This is very useful functionality, and somebody
had to do it, so Max did. Thanks.
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