1.5.25-15: First steps with ncurses programming: can NOT build Hello_world app

Dave Korn dave.korn.cygwin@googlemail.com
Wed Mar 4 02:21:00 GMT 2009

Charles Wilson wrote:
> Dave Korn wrote:
>> Charles Wilson wrote:
>>> Nah.  That scenario might cause a run-time failure, but not a link-time
>>> failure like the one Alexey described.
>>   He'd end up with the old DLL but the /new/ import library, wouldn't he?  So
>> adding -ltinfo might fix the link, but then it would fail to find the right
>> imports if he had tried running it?
> Exactly.

  Right; but seeing as he /didn't/ add -ltinfo, he would have ended up with
exactly the error we saw, wouldn't he?


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