Ilya Zakharevich on Wed, 23 Dec 2009 01:29:04 +0100

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Re: A patch for native PARI/GP build on Windows (Mingw+Msys)

On Tue, Dec 22, 2009 at 06:05:15PM +0200, Vasili Burdo wrote:
> >Do you know why DL_DFLT_NAME=$(LIBPARI_DYN) does not work here ? It did not
> >work with wine and this is strange because LIBPARI_SO is a symlink to

> The problem is that Windows does not support symlinks. As result, we 
> should maintain two copies: libpari.dll (because gp-dyn links to it) and 
> libpari-2.4.dll (for install0).
> I think keeping two copies is redundant.

This (and most of the rest) looks very like what I needed to do with
os2 build.  See patches in

Do not know which of them made it into the current version.  It would
be nice if one could reuse the same code for os2 and win.