[fpc-pascal] I am offering a $100 reward for linking static libraries

Marco van de Voort fpc at pascalprogramming.org
Mon Aug 22 15:45:35 CEST 2022

On 22-8-2022 15:01, Anthony Walter via fpc-pascal wrote:
> I never thought about the linker changes to FPC and am probably using 
> the internal one. I know in the past I had been able to compile / link 
> libraries created with MinGW GCC on Windows. Parts of the problem also 
> include determining which other static dependencies to link IN 
> ADDITION to the order of the linking. Yes, the order makes a big 
> difference. Unfortunately, many years ago (around 10) I lost or 
> overwrote the bits of code I was using for static linking on Windows 
> (using the correct linklib commands).
> I will try to recreate it again, using your suggestion of falling back 
> to the external linker. If it works I'll send you a part of the 
> reward. That offer also stands for anyone else that can offer helpful 
> advice.

Do the "inp" symbols go away if you put the kernel32 dependency first ?

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