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RE: cygwin1.dll building question
- From: "Olivier Langlois" <olivier dot langlois at streamtheworld dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Thu, 7 Jun 2007 12:00:58 -0400
- Subject: RE: cygwin1.dll building question
> You must be referring to newlib if you are talking about Makefile.am.
> newlib has its own mailing list newlib at sourceware PERIOD org .
> You'll need to talk to the maintainer of newlib if you are adding a new
> function there.
I have contacted the newlib maintainer about the patch, thanks for the
contact point. I have some legal issues with the licensing to work with
cygwin but once its done, will I have to offer a patch to cygwin.din file or
someone from cygwin will take care of it?
> >4-My generated libcygwin.a is 3.6MB vs 953KB for the one distributed with
> >the cygwin binaries. Obviously, I did not build the same thing. Does
> >have an idea about what would explain that difference?
> The standard answer: debugging symbols.
It makes sense. How do I generate the lib without the debug symbols then?
Thank you very much for the explanations cgf!
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