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6.8 Libtool and Windows

If you want it to be possible to cross-compile your program to MinGW and you use Libtool, you need to use the win32-dll option of LT_INIT. In other words, put:

LT_INIT([win32-dll])

in your configure.ac. This sets the correct names for the OBJDUMP, DLLTOOL, and AS tools for the build.

If you are building a library, you will also need to pass -no-undefined to make sure Libtool produces a DLL for your library. From a Makefile.am:

libgsasl_la_LDFLAGS += -no-undefined