Mail Archives: cygwin-developers/1998/10/28/19:14:23

From: cgf AT cygnus DOT com (Christopher Faylor)
Subject: Re: DLL init patch for loading cygwin DLL from MSVC app
28 Oct 1998 19:14:23 -0800 :
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To: Mumit Khan <khan AT xraylith DOT wisc DOT edu>
Cc: cygwin32-developers AT cygnus DOT com

On Wed, Oct 28, 1998 at 07:45:50PM -0600, Mumit Khan wrote:
>On Wed, 28 Oct 1998, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> This looks like way too much code duplication for me to be comfortable with
>> it.  Every time we make a change to something in we'd have to
>> remember to change it here, too.  I'm also changing some of this for
>> some work in making cygwin thread safe.
>I agree. I mostly wanted others' comment whether this type of
>initialization was the right thing to do or not.
>> What was the reason why you couldn't just call dll_crt0, again?
>It was crashing somewhere deep within, but I'm running another build now 
>to check. If it works, that'll of course be the preferred method.

Did you ever manage to get an strace log on this?  It sounds like that
would pinpoint the problem pretty quickly.

cgf AT cygnus DOT com

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