ld --auto-import for cygwin and libtool
Sun Jul 22 19:46:00 GMT 2001
----- Original Message -----
From: "Christopher Faylor" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> On Mon, Jul 23, 2001 at 11:19:48AM +1000, Travis Howell wrote:
> >I tried using that older binutils 20000722-1 again along with
> >the rest of Cygwin and it still works fine with data exports!
> >Are you sure you aren't getting the binutils versions confused ? the
> >announcement (
> > http://sources.redhat.com/ml/cygwin-announce/2000/msg00041.html ) for
> >20000722-1 mentions nothing much changed but the announcement (
> > http://sources.redhat.com/ml/cygwin-announce/2000/msg00091.html ) for
> >20001029 mentions several changes from dj, cgf and you.
> I just checked all of my email. To the best of my knowledge I have
> never applied a patch from Paul Sokolovsky to binutils. I could be
> wrong but I don't see any mail from him to me about this or from me to
> It's possible that something was broken in binutils by subsequent
> These days, my binutils releases are fairly standard except for a couple
> of my own cygwin-specific changes which were not accepted by the
> binutils maintainers.
A patch from Paul Sokolovsky was in binutils-20001029-2.tar.gz
Check out http://sources.redhat.com/ml/cygwin-announce/2000/msg00091.html
Quotes from those messages to save you looking:
- Fix from Paul Sokolovsky that deals with exporting data
variables correctly in conjunction with an --export-all-symbols.
2000-10-04 Paul Sokolovsky <Paul.Sokolovsky@technologist.com>
* pe-dll.c (make_one): Do not generate code thunk for DATA
exports. (process_def_file): deduce DATA flag for
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