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From: MANSION, James, FM (James.MANSION_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-03-03 09:17:38

>Hmm.. I'm a bit concerned over this. AFAICT, the compiler fails a
>large number of tests (pretty much every library fails), and now it
> turns out the free version can't create DLL. Is it worth to invest
> time in this compiler?

Yes, but it probably fails quicker than anything else that's supported.

It used to work OK, and I posted a hint to Walter that he should take
Care of it again - I think if someone can create some test cases
and post them on the dm for a, then Walter will Do The Right Thing.

> I've applied this patch. It still feels very strange to me that in
> order to create a DLL one needs a .def file :-(

Used to need a .def file for any Windows build. <shrug> Don't you
need something similar if you really want to control which symbols
are exported on UNIX too?


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