[Mono-bugs] [Bug 498695] "mono.dll" for vsnet vs "libmono.dll" for mingw cross build.

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Kornél Pál <kornelpal at gmail.com> changed:

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--- Comment #3 from Kornél Pál <kornelpal at gmail.com> 2010-10-23 20:22:54 UTC ---
Windows shared libraries (DLLs) have no prefix by tradition. So please don't
change the vcproj.

mono-2.0.dll is the correct name that is used by cygwin build as well as Visual

It is the mingw build that should be "fixed" to use mono-2.0.dll.

It's not really a fix, it's rather a feature, since libtool is using lib prefix
by default.

The hack to get rid of cyg prefix on cygwin is in configure.in:
   # Get rid of 'cyg' prefixes in library names
   sed -e "s/\/cyg\//\/\//" libtool > libtool.new; mv libtool.new libtool;
chmod 755 libtool

The same could be implemented for mingw to get rid of lib prefix, but the regex
should be more careful since "/lib/" is most likely a more common fragment than

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