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Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2001 09:18:33 -0600
From: Adam Fedor <fedor AT doc DOT com>
Organization: Digital Optics
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To: Ildar Mulyukov <ildar AT sendmail DOT ru>
CC: cygwin AT cygwin DOT com, cygwin-apps AT cygwin DOT com, help-gnustep AT gnu DOT org
Subject: Re: Objective-C and Cygwin (at WIN32)
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Ildar Mulyukov wrote:


> Then I got another problem. I downloaded a gcc-3.0.1 (very hasty 
> decision) and seems like libobjc can't be compiled in a DLL form :-( The 
> libobjc version from http://gnustep.org site ( 
> ftp://ftp.gnustep.org/pub/gnustep/libs/gnustep-objc-1.0.1.tar.gz ) looks 
> like for 2.xx versions of GCC only.

No it's not. In fact you need to use gnustep-objc on Cygwin/MinGW 
machines even if you have gcc 3.x, because the libobjc library in 3.x 
doesn't properly export symbols for DLLs

> Ok. I got "config" dir and GNUMakefile from gnustep-objc-1.0.1.tar.gz 
> (above) into "libobjc" dir from GCC ditro.
> Then added NXConstStr.m into GNUMakefile
> and - viola! compiled objc.dll. It seems to work. Let's see what next :-)

It probably won't work, even though it compiles. See above.

Adam Fedor, Digital Optics            | Fudd's law of opposition: Push
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