ld --auto-import for cygwin and libtool

Travis Howell kirben@optushome.com.au
Sun Jul 22 06:27:00 GMT 2001

From: "Robert Collins" <robert.collins@itdomain.com.au>
> > Any idea when this might make it into the official Cygwin binutils ?
> as
> > a experimental test version.?
> I wouldn't ask Chris to post an experimental binutils. Binutils is just
> fraught with danger, unless "we" are very confident there will be no
> > I'm sure many cygwin porters would find this very very useful, instead
> > having to use ugly hacks. Especially since an earlier Cygin binutils
> version
> > used to support it
> I don't believe that this has _ever_ been supported by cygwin. Paul
> Sokolovsky created this hack himself.

I'm sure binutils-20000722-1 allowed auto importing of symbols and that was
broken/removed in binutils-20001029-1+.

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