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Re: Prefix like cyg and lib of DLLs ?
- From: VÃclav Haisman <v dot haisman at sh dot cvut dot cz>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sun, 02 Aug 2009 10:11:07 +0200
- Subject: Re: Prefix like cyg and lib of DLLs ?
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Torsten Giebl wrote, On 1.8.2009 23:09:
> Hello !
> Where does the prefix of DLLs for example
> cyg* and lib* come from ? Is it something that
> is internal fixed or can i change that ?
> That a library has the cyg prefix for example
> cygpng is okay to me, as it shows it was compiled for
> the special usage with CYGWIN, but i would like to get
> rid of the lib prefix when compiling with -mno-cygwin.
Learn not to use this switch. Use Mingw instead. It is going away with 1.7.
> When creating DLLs by hand with gcc -shared -o .... i can name the
> DLL as i want, but what is for example with libpng, where is defined
> that the DLL it creates, is called libpng... ?
> DLLs created with Visual C++, usually don't come with the lib prefix
> and i am trying to go with the same name.
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