[zeromq-dev] Cygwin support patch

Martin Sustrik sustrik at 250bpm.com
Wed Feb 24 16:24:00 CET 2010

Martin Sustrik wrote:
> Bernd,
>> Thanks Martin,
>> Yes, some suggestions would be welcome.
>> Here's the challenge:
>> CYGWIN contains 2 different libuuid.a (one in /usr/lib/w32api and one in 
>> /usr/lib/e2fsprogs). Only latter has the functions we need.
>> I suggest we need to pass the library path then as configure parameter, 
>> because without the LDFLAG AC_SEARCH_LIBS won't find it.
>> Is this the way to go? Any other suggestions?
> Thanks for explanation. Let's wait what orhers suggest to solve the issue...

In the meantime I've commited two fixes concerning comparing size_t and 

As for the build issue, isn't having two libraries with the same name a 
bug in cygwin? I mean, wouldn't it be worth reporting the problem 
upstream while we temporarily hack the solution in 0MQ?


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