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

On Sat, Jun 04, 2005 at 11:09:10PM -0400, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
>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
>> >>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.
>And is much appreciated.  This is very useful functionality, and somebody
>had to do it, so Max did.  Thanks.

Yep.  There's another gold star coming as soon as everything is in.


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