Exporting symbols from a .exe

DJ Delorie dj@delorie.com
Thu Feb 15 10:16:00 GMT 2001

> With MSVC you don't have to do anything special.  If I try --shared, the
> executable just doesn't work.

Right, because you just created a dll ;-)

What I meant is that if you use the built-in mechanism to export
symbols, rather than dlltool, I suspect that ld will simply not bother
to check for symbols to export if you're not building a dll.

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