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Problems creating "-mno-cygwin" DLLs with libtool HACK.

Vladius wrote:

I have problems compiling DLLs with -mno-cygwin flag, using libtool.

Command is: libtool --mode=link --tag=CXX g++ -rpath /Projects/Tests/libtool -mno-cygwin -no-undefined -o common.lo
rm -fr .libs/libcommon.a .libs/ .libs/libcommon.lai
g++ -shared -nostdlib /usr/lib/gcc-lib/i686-pc-cygwin/3.3.3/crtbegin.o .libs/common.o -L/usr/lib/gcc-lib/i686-pc-cygwin/3.3.3 -L/usr/lib/gcc-lib/i686-pc-cygwin/3.3.3/../../.. -lstdc++ -lgcc -lcygwin -luser32 -lkernel32 -ladvapi32 -lshell32 -lgcc /usr/lib/gcc-lib/i686-pc-cygwin/3.3.3/crtend.o -mno-cygwin -o .libs/cygcommon-0.dll -Wl,--image-base=0x10000000 -Wl,--out-implib,.libs/libcommon.dll.a
ar cru .libs/libcommon.a common.o
ranlib .libs/libcommon.a
(cd .libs && rm -f && ln -s ../

As U can see... it automatically passes -lcygwin flag to the linker(g++). When cygcheck'ing resulting DLL it lists cygwin DLL as one of its dependencies.
I heard somewhere that cygwin is requierd for DLL initialisation, is it true?
The interesting thing is that linking against resulting DLL with so-called "-mno-cygwin -lcygwin" mix results in program startup failure(no errors, it just hangs).
Any ideas on how to create cygwin independent DLL with libtool?

I have found a solution to hack this issue.
1.Goto usr/autotool/devel/bin/
2.Open "libtool" file with a text editor(vim).
3.Search for "postdeps" initialisation. ("postdeps=" string)
4.Remove "-lcygwin" initialisation literal string to the right.
5.Check out next variable assignment - "compiler_lib_search_path=".
6.change "i*86-pc-cygwin" to "i*86-pc-mingw" in all of its occurences to the right of varable assignment.

The resulting library created with libtool no longer depends on cygwin DLL.

Does anyone have a better solution? Maybe I just missed smth allready known or implemented. Please, let me know.

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