NEED HELP: linking an exe with windows lib files
Tue Apr 22 02:31:00 GMT 1997
You have 2 choices that I know of, use MS
link32.exe, or build .def files, and from that make a libname.a type library,
enclosed is a script to make .def files from .lib files, if You, or anyone else
who reads this has a copy of crtdll.lib, or oldnames.lib, please run this script
on it and post the resulting .def file back to the list or to Me ;^).
to make the library itself, run
dlltool --as=as -k --dllname "name".dll
--output-lib "name".a --def "name".def
where "name" is the name of the dll you
are linking to.
echo $1|tr A-Z a-z
if [ x"$1" = x"" ];then
echo "shell script to generate .def files from .LIB files
$0 filename ..."
for file in $*;do
echo LIBRARY `basename $file .LIB` \
> `tlow \`basename $file .LIB\`.def`; \
echo EXPORTS >> `tlow \`basename $file .LIB\`.def`; \
nm --extern-only $file |egrep '^........ [TR]' \
|fgrep -v '\$AA C@_0 @@' \
|sed -e 's/[^_]*_//' \
-e 's/[^?]*?//' \
>> `tlow \`basename $file .LIB\`.def`;
# T= .text section R= readonly .data section (exported variables)
# $AA C@_0 @@ exported structure/internal function definitions (nm's bust I
gang...someone must know what to do about this...ÃÂ Help me out
John A. Lewis wrote:
> I am trying to build an executable which links in some libraries which
> are intended for windows.ÃÂ The symbols in these libraries have the _
> front of them, which gcc seems to handle, and @4, @8, @12, etc. behind
> them, which gcc does not seem to handle.ÃÂ I am kind of a novice here,
> I have no idea what to do about this.
> Any recommendations on how to fix this?
> --John Lewis
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