Mail Archives: djgpp/1999/09/01/12:25:56

To: djgpp AT delorie DOT com
Subject: Re: bug in ginstall under bash ?
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From: Michael Bukin <M DOT A DOT Bukin AT inp DOT nsk DOT su>
Date: 01 Sep 1999 12:07:29 +0700
In-Reply-To: Eli Zaretskii's message of "Tue, 31 Aug 1999 09:50:16 +0300 (IDT)"
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Eli Zaretskii <eliz AT is DOT elta DOT co DOT il> writes:

> On Mon, 30 Aug 1999, Maurice Lombardi wrote:
> > Finally an other inconvenience, only when porting an unix script, is that
> > ginstall do not add automatically the suffix .exe to the executables.
> I don't understand.  Are you telling that "ginstall foo /bin/foo" does
> NOT produce /bin/foo.exe?  It should; it does for me.  Please post the
> details.

AFAIK, starting from some version of binutils (2.8.1?), ld produces
stubbed COFF images by default.  Then ginstall does not add .exe
suffix, because both foo and foo.exe are stubbed already.

Default output format may depend on linker script (djgpp.djl).

Michael Bukin

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