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From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-03-29 21:36:07

----- Original Message -----
From: "Rene Rivera" <grafik666_at_[hidden]>
To: "David Abrahams" <david.abrahams_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Friday, March 29, 2002 7:32 PM
Subject: Re: [jamboost] Recent gcc shared lib changes...

> On 2002-03-29 at 07:26 PM, david.abrahams_at_[hidden] (David Abrahams)
> >It fixed lib creation, etc., but it still makes "executables" ending
> >with version numbers on Windows, which is very, very bad!
> Yes, 'tis very bad! I put in that change, so now it should not attempt
to do
> that.

I'm not quite sure it's the right fix; I think Cygwin users (running
under the cygwin shell, which I am not) want things to work just like
they on real unix. I'm pretty sure the cygwin shell will treat those
symbolic links properly, provided the file they point at ends in .exe:

> I have a long list of things to consider for V2 regarding this.

Are they written down?



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