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Re: [Gcl-devel] Large pending commit

From: Camm Maguire
Subject: Re: [Gcl-devel] Large pending commit
Date: 09 Aug 2002 11:18:23 -0400


"Mike Thomas" <address@hidden> writes:

> > Greetings!  Basically like malloc in libc -- if your program has such
> > a function, it will be used, otherwise the "weak" version in a
> > dynamically linked shared lib (libc in this case) will be used.
> So basically, if the Windows build uses static linking for all libraries
> this will not be a problem?

To my understanding, yes.

Take care,

> Mingw is also fairly liberal about how it treats dynamic libraries.
> If it can't find a static library, it will look for a DLL import lib.  If it
> can't find one of those, it will look for a DLL and work out the symbols in
> it and use that DLL as if an import lib had been found.
> However, the DLL's will not automatically substitute their already resolved
> symbols with those you might want to supply which I think is what you want
> ie: back substitution.
> Cheers
> Mike Thomas

Camm Maguire                                            address@hidden
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