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From: John Maddock (jm_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-09-23 05:49:41

> >Oh. I build Cygwin libraries all the time with the .lib suffix; it works
> >just fine.
> Where is the logic in that??? cygwin libraries are built using gcc so the
> output files should be .a and .so files, anything else is not expected,
> since cygwin is a kind of unix clone.

Just to reiterate this again: jam does build under cygwin and will do the
right thing *for cygwin built libraries*. It will not let you build for
other win32 compilers though. There is even a precompiled executable
available at the usual place.

John Maddock

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