Remove cinstall src directory from snapshots

Charles Wilson
Mon Nov 26 17:54:00 GMT 2001

Robert Collins wrote:

> That will have been the issue. cinstall needs common makefile elements
> from the winsup directory, as well as the bz2lib directory and w32api.
> I'll accept patches to make cinstall build when isolated from the winsup
> directory, and use the system installed w32api and bz2lib and optionally
> zlib 

Watch out, here.  The bzlib and zlib installed on cygwin have the 
following characteristics:
   a) link to the DLL by default (so you have to use -static and 
-DZLIB_STATIC etc if you want to link statically)
   b) since DLL's are not allowed to have unresolved symbols when they 
are built, cygz.dll and cygbz21.dll are "prelinked" to cygwin1.dll.  So 
linking setup.exe dynamically to the "system" zlib and bzlib is out.
   c) So, you have to do the wacky -DZLIB_STATIC stuff...


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