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Re: [Chicken-hackers] [PATCH] fix static compilation in cygwin

From: John Cowan
Subject: Re: [Chicken-hackers] [PATCH] fix static compilation in cygwin
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:54:27 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

Peter Bex scripsit:

> I've never understood this cygchicken-0.dll business.  It's still being
> built, and the core binaries are still linked against it.  So I'm unsure
> whether this patch is the Right Fix; I always assumed there was a reason
> we had cygchicken-0.dll, and programs should be linked against it?

I assume the reason for the name change is so that you can have both
Cygwin and MinGW Chickens on the same box if you want to.

John Cowan        address@hidden
The competent programmer is fully aware of the strictly limited size of his own
skull; therefore he approaches the programming task in full humility, and among
other things he avoids clever tricks like the plague.  --Edsger Dijkstra

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