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Re: [Mingw-msys] auto<stuff> troubles.

Brian Dessent :
> Bo Yang wrote:
>> So, how MinGW gcc link a program. When you use options such as
>> -lkernel32, how the MinGW gcc and ld works? They link to the
>> libkernel32.a at the lib directory of MinGW, right? And the
>> libkernel32.a is just a import library for the real dll file
>> kernel32.dll, am I right?
> I don't understand the question.  You seem to be thinking that somehow
> the code inside kernel32.dll is needed by the linker when linking a
> program that makes calls into kernel32.dll, but that is not the case at
> all -- the DLL is needed only at runtime, not linktime.
I am sorry for the unclear. I just want to know the how Gcc do with the 
link with a import library. And you have answered my question, thank you 
very much, Brian!


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