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RE: How to make DLLs in cygwin for MSVC and BCB
- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: "'set the controls for the hippo of the sun'" <cygwin-talk at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Fri, 24 Jun 2005 16:04:24 +0100
- Subject: RE: How to make DLLs in cygwin for MSVC and BCB
- Reply-to: The Cygwin-Talk Malingering List <cygwin-talk at cygwin dot com>
>From: One Angry User
>Sent: 24 June 2005 15:29
> On Thu, 23 Jun 2005, Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes wrote:
>> On Thu, Jun 23, 2005 at 05:53:00PM -0500, Gary R. Van Sickle wrote:
>>>> On Thu, 2005-06-23 at 18:18 +0100, Dave Korn wrote:
>>>>> Sorry, but why isn't that 4k at the *TOP* of the stack? It sure
>>>>> looks that way to me, unless cygwin stacks grow upward!
>>>> You're mixing the metaphors. :-) The top of a stack is where
>>>> you push something down onto the stack. The bottom of the
>>>> stack is at the other end. There happens to be an
>>>> implementation detail of stacks growing downward in memory,
>>>> so the bottom of the stack is at the top of the memory
>>>> allocated to the stack. I always found that puzzling, too...
>>> Oh. My. God. This was prophesied almost two thousand years ago!:
>>> [snip] Aaaaahhhh! It's the rapture! Quick, get the CR/LF thing solved
>>> before God comes!
>> I prophesy a hippo falling up out of the sky on you.
> One hippo may not be enough...
If it falls *up* out of the sky, doesn't that mean it's rapidly heading
for outer space?
Can't think of a witty .sigline today....