How change libtool rule of naming dlls from "cygFOO-version.dll" to "FOO.dll"?

Mike Kenny - BCX - Professional Services JHB
Thu Dec 23 06:22:00 GMT 2004

> From: 
> [] On Behalf Of Christopher Faylor
> Even if it was "ln -s", it's hardly fair to blame windows for 
> not honoring a cygwin invention -- symbolic links.

My intent was not to blame windows for not honoring a cygwin(?) 
invention, but for not having such useful functionality itself.

IIRC symbolic links predate cygwin, even predate linux for that
matter. In fact they predate windows as we know it today so it
is surprising that as so many other good ideas from UNIX made it
into MS products that links didn't. Hard or soft. That was my 

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