cygwin-patches for kde 3.4.1

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Sat Jun 18 15:53:21 BST 2005

Ralf Habacker wrote:
>cygwin's ld has support to load a dll directly, but I don't know if it
> handles this dependencies.
>Is loading this dependency the default behavior for ld on unix ?

Yes. When you tell the linker to link to (-lfoo), it will load 
any dependencies has.

The point here is not whether your program uses symbols from a library 
that got loaded by the linker.

The problem is that you have to tell the linker, on Cygwin, the dependency 
libraries that you couldn't care less about! I don't care if cygwin1.dll 
uses kernel32.dll or kernel64.dll or whatever! I know I'm linking against 
-lcygwin1, but I don't care what cygwin links against. I should not have 
to give -lkernel32 on the link command-line.

This is going off-topic. The bug is outside KDE.
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