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

Christopher Faylor
Thu Dec 23 06:41:00 GMT 2004

On Thu, Dec 23, 2004 at 08:23:37AM +0200, Mike Kenny - BCX - Professional Services JHB wrote:
>> 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

No way?  You mean cygwin didn't invent symbolic links?!?  Who would
ever have guessed!

>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 point.

So now your point is instructing people in basic UNIX 101?

You should probably quit while you're not too far behind.


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