ATTN Windows Users: RFC - GCJ/MinGW and Thread-Safe Exception Handling

Ranjit Mathew
Tue Jul 4 05:10:00 GMT 2006

On 7/4/06, Danny Smith <> wrote:
> Would this not work?
> (1) Put this into a object file of its own and add it to link spec as a
> 'startup' object so it
> overrides the static libmingw.a library version.

Sorry for asking a basic question, but how do you specify
something as a "startup" object? I looked at the ld manual
but couldn't immediately locate this information.

> I don't know why I'm suggesting this. I have never liked the foolery in
> and wopuld be glad to see it removed.

Exactly! I would have thought that you of all people would
be in favour of removing this kludge.


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