problem w/ mingw32/egcs/msvcrt and file reads (fwd)

Earnie Boyd
Mon May 10 08:23:00 GMT 1999

--- Mumit Khan <khan@xraylith.wisc.EDU> wrote:
> Paul Thiessen <> writes:
> > Thanks for your help!
> >   This isn't a big deal, but I'm just trying to understand more fully how 
> > all this works: I do notice that crtdll.dll is still being linked
> > in. (I tagged on an objdump -p at the end of this.) I thought from what I
> > read earlier that msvcrt.dll was basically a drop-in replacement for
> > crtdll.dll, but apparently that's not totally true? That there are still a
> > few functions in crtdll that msvcrt doesn't have?
> You're absolutely correct the crtdll is still being linked in certain
> conditions, but so far I haven't seen any problems due to it. It only
> happens when you use c++ or g77 (but not gcc), and the reason is the

Just to let you know, I've seen it using gcc as well.

"Earnie Boyd" < >
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