In the last episode (Jan 29), Leif Johnston said:
> I have been having trouble under ming, cygwin and Linux all for
> different reasons and all because some of my libs don't address
> everything. I downloaded the linux distribution and found all the lib
> files stored as ".a" files. How do I turn them into libs and can I
> use the same libs on windows cygwin and linux?
.a files are static libraries. Each OS requires its own libraries,
since they may have different types, structure packing rules and