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Old 06-08-2013, 03:01 AM   #1
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whether dll.a is static or dynamic library


what is difference between dll and dll.a library file ?

I know dll in windows is similar to .so in linux.But what about .dll.a extension ?.Whether it is static or dynamic library?

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Old 06-08-2013, 03:43 AM   #2
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Have you run*
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file /path/to/your.dll.a
Find out for yourself
 
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Old 06-08-2013, 04:32 AM   #3
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when i ran file filename.dll.a

output ---> current ar archive

Thanks
 
Old 06-08-2013, 06:11 AM   #4
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How did you get such a file? it is something like something.exe.c
 
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I am cross compiling webkitclutter on linux for windows using mingw toolchain.So all the libraries created is of .dll.a extensions

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Old 06-08-2013, 01:45 PM   #6
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Strange. I did use mingw, and it created normal *.dll files for me. Anyway, what is the content of these *.dll.a archives? (ar tv libsomething.dll.a)
 
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Post #6 moves this from a noob question to a cross compiling question.

The quickest way through this is to state in detail your aim, your tools, your configure commands, what went wrong, and what you have.

Did you look at this?http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1...s-a-dll-a-file
 
  


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