curl, libcurl, libcomprex, leakbug (was:Re: Packaging cURL for cygwin distribution ???)
Roth, Kevin P.
Fri Oct 12 11:02:00 GMT 2001
Thanks for the detailed (and quick response). I don't think I would have
found the details quite so quickly myself...
I peeked in the cygwin FAQ, and didn't see any of this in there. It may
be a useful addition, if you can compress it down far enough.
From: Charles Wilson [ mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org ]
Sent: Friday, October 12, 2001 1:23 PM
Versioning for DLLs is important. Search the archives for more info;
these threads should get you started -- but be prepared for a lot of
The upshot of all this is that libraries should follow this naming
static lib: /usr/lib/libfoo.a
import lib: /usr/lib/libfoo.dll.a
dynamic lib: /usr/bin/cygfoo<VER>.dll or /usr/bin/cygfoo-<VER>.dll
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