[PATCH] Add libz to dumper.exe link [was Re: Re: speclib vs. -lc trouble.]

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Mon Apr 13 19:04:00 GMT 2009

On Mon, Apr 13, 2009 at 06:34:04PM +0100, Dave Korn wrote:
>Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>I think you can get by with just adding -lz to the ALL_LDFLAGS line and
>>removing the other stuff.  The tests for libintl and libbfd are
>>supposed to just detect if the appropriate directories are available.
>>There isn't likely going to be a libz two levels above cygwin's source
>>directory so I don't see any reason to specfically check for it.
>I thought that might happen in a combined tree build with /src and /gcc

That wasn't the intent of the current checks in the makefile.  They were
just to detect newer versions of libbfd.a or libintl.a.  Even libintl.a
isn't really necessary IMO.  It's not likely that is going to be under
active development and different from what should be installed in /lib.


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