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Don't explicitly link against msvcrt when using MinGW.
authorJan Dubois <jand@activestate.com>
Tue, 11 Aug 2009 23:56:48 +0000 (16:56 -0700)
committerJan Dubois <jand@activestate.com>
Wed, 12 Aug 2009 00:13:32 +0000 (17:13 -0700)
The latest releases of MinGW generate hard linker errors
when msvcrt is specified explicitly.  It will still link
against this library implicitly anyways, so specifying it
isn't needed.

win32/makefile.mk

index 6549134..77e1363 100644 (file)
@@ -493,7 +493,10 @@ LOCDEFS            = -DPERLDLL -DPERL_CORE
 SUBSYS         = console
 CXX_FLAG       = -xc++
 
-LIBC           = -lmsvcrt
+# Current releases of MinGW 5.1.4 (as of 11-Aug-2009) will fail to link
+# correctly if -lmsvcrt is specified explicitly.
+LIBC           =
+#LIBC          = -lmsvcrt
 
 # same libs as MSVC
 LIBFILES       = $(CRYPT_LIB) $(LIBC) \