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Re: open watcom compiling gcc on win32
> But - the cygwin dll that I produce has to 'play well' with vc++ dlls.
> And *that's* what watcom provides. In fact, that was what I was planning on
> doing. Compiling cygwin with watcom to produce a vc++ compatible cygwin dll.
> And what I'm saying is that is what gcc should provide. gcc, ld, ar, as, on win32
> should produce visual C++ compatible dlls.
At this point, you've left the realm of gcc and wandered into either
the binutils realm, or the cygwin realm. The mechanisms for producing
DLLs are in binutils (specifically, the linker "ld"), and the policy
for making cygwin1.dll specifically rests with the cygwin project.