[Mono-devel-list] cygmono-1.dll and cygMonoPosixHelper.dll

Raja R Harinath rharinath at novell.com
Mon Jun 20 05:09:24 EDT 2005


Kornél Pál <kornelpal at hotmail.com> writes:

>>I don't know much about the Windows world, but IIRC, you have to say
>>you're targetting 'mingw' rather than 'cygwin'.  You'll then get
>>libmono-1.dll and libMonoPosixHelper.dll -- I don't think you can escape
>>the lib prefix either, but it's at least bearable.
> I have never tried to compile Mono under mingw and and I don't know whether
> it can be compiled under mingw. But I don't want to compile it under mingw
> so I don't care.:)

I wasn't suggesting that you build _under_ mingw.  I was suggesting that
you build _for_ mingw, since that's (almost) what we intend: we don't want
to depend on cygwin libraries.

- Hari

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