Problem building with old include and libs for newer DLL?

Corinna Vinschen
Sat Jul 5 09:18:00 GMT 2003

On Sat, Jul 05, 2003 at 12:39:46AM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> I was just trying to build a new version of binutils but I wasn't having
> much luck getting as to work.  The problem was stack corruption when
> as called stat().
> Aha, says I.  That's because of the new 64 bit stuff.  I didn't update
> my cross-build environment.  So, I dutifully did so.
> But, now that I think of it, should this have worked without updating to
> new header files and libraries?  Shouldn't the old headers and libraries
> have worked?  Shouldn't the binary have used the older 32 bit interface?

If headers and libcygwin.a match, then yes, it should work.  Headers and
libcygwin.a depend on each other.


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