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Re: autotools hurts my brain; it's a monster out of control



Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> You also need to generate an implib on Windows, which requires an
> extra Windows-specific gcc option.

MinGW can actually link a DLL directly these days.

The problem is with directories: the executable wants the DLL in bin, but
the linker will only find it in lib. For this reason, and in some cases
also because of compatibility with M$VC, import libraries are usually still
used.

        Kevin Kofler


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