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Converting VC++ Libs to Mingw

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Ok a couple of months ago I remember reading a post about how to convert a VC++ lib into one that''ll work with Mingw and someone posted a link to a tool that could do it. I don''t suppose anyone has the link(Yes I''ve tried google)

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there''s a tool you can use to generate .a files from .dlls (found on google).

as far as non-import libraries go:
- you probably won''t be able to reference c++ (mangled) functions, including class members, because of different name mangling schemes
- you can extract .obj files from .lib and try to link against them directly (need lib.exe from msvc, though)

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Hi,
The utility is called REIMP. And you can get it from here:

http://jrfonseca.dyndns.org/projects/gnu-win32/software/reimp/


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