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Re: Questions about porting from Linux to Windows...

On Jan 23 00:28, jano trouba wrote:
> In the examples you gave me of different applications (Hello), they are 
> both LINKED via cgwin.

Yes, but the results are different.  When using the -mno-cygwin flag
your build native Windows applications, when not using that flag you
build Cygwin applications.

> [...]
> builder using static ".a" libraries compiled with the cygwin environment, 
> with the -mwindow flag...
           See below

> So if I understood correctly what you told me in your last message, if I 
> follow the above-mentioned procedure I should be in the clear both in the 
> licensing side (not needing any licence fee) and in the runtime side (not 
> needing cygwin DLL) (the libraries should contain WIN32 code).
> Is this correct ??

No.  You have to use the -mno-cygwin flag.  With just the -mwindows flag
you still create Cygwin code if the -mno-cygwin flag is not used.


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