[ITP] znc 1.6.0

Alexey Sokolov alexey+cygwin@asokolov.org
Tue Jul 21 23:32:00 GMT 2015

> I've had a busy day and I'm a little tired, so I'm probably about to
> make a fool of myself on a public mailing list. Never mind :-) Three
> points on the znc package:
>   - Unless I've missed something, all this talk of DLL naming is a
> little academic at the moment, as there is no 'dll.a' file to actually
> link against.

GCC links against .dll (or .so) fine.

>   - Has anyone tried building this in Cygwin? I tried rebuilding the
> 1.6.0-2 release, and couldn't get it to compile without hacking the
> 'Makefile.in' files. Even if you generate a 'dll.a', the linker
> arguments are in the wrong order. This doesn't matter in Linux, but it
> /does/ matter in Cygwin. Does this only build if cross-compiled out of
> Fedora?

I'm using https://github.com/znc/znc-cygwin to build it on Cygwin.

>   - Forgive me for being pedantic, but who gave this a GTG? I couldn't
> find one on this thread, and yet the package is up on the mirrors.

I thought if the package exists in popular distros, no GTG needed?

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