[PATCH 5/5] Add with-only-headers

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Mon Mar 21 20:32:00 GMT 2016

On Mar 21 15:59, Peter Foley wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 21, 2016 at 3:47 PM, Corinna Vinschen
> <corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com> wrote:
> > On Mar 21 13:15, Peter Foley wrote:
> >> When cross-compiling a toolchan targeting cygwin, building cygwin1.dll
> >> requires libstdc++v3 to be built.
> >
> > Building cygwin1.dll doesn't require libstdc++-v3.  The Cygwin DLL is
> > never linked against it and never will be.  Only building the utils dir
> > requires libstdc++ and that would be fixed by not builing utils as in
> > your other patch, wouldn't it?
> Sorry for being unclear.
> Building cygwin1.dll requires the *headers* from libstdc++-v3.

Still hmm at this point.  AFAICS we only need the handful of definitions
for new and delete operators, nothing else.  Is there perhaps a way to
define this stuff by ourselves to avoid any requirement for libstdc++
headers for building the DLL?  Or is that just not feasible?


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat
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