ummm could it possibly be that the dll is in ruby\bin - and your lib path on 
the compile line is ruby\lib ? - but then the name cygwin-16.dll seems wrong 
so maybe you typed that little snippit out incorrectly.

Gareth

>Even as a Linux user, I probably stay as confused about compiling
>under cygwin as some windows users. I cannot figure out just
>where the linker is looking to find cygwin-ruby16.  The only
>cygwin-ruby16 on my Win2k machine is D:\ruby\bin\cygwin-16.dll.
>I installed Ruby1.6.5 from the executable installer into
>D:\ruby.  I also have cygwin installed in D:\cygwin. I have tried
>several variations of the --with-db-* options and have moved
>shortcuts of cygwin-16.dll to several different directories.  But
>I still cannot get past the following error.  I would appreciate
>any tips.  Thanks ahead for your help.
>
>$ make
>make[1]: Entering directory `/pkg/bdb-0.2.7/src'
>dllwrap --target=cygwin --as=as --dlltool-name=dlltool
>--driver-name=gcc --expor
>t-all -s --def=bdb.def -L/usr/local/cygwin-local/lib
>-L/cygdrive/d/ruby/lib  -L/
>usr/local/lib -o bdb.so bdb.o common.o cursor.o delegator.o env.o
>lock.o log.o r
>ecnum.o transaction.o -L. -lcygwin-ruby16 -ldb
>/usr/lib/gcc-lib/i686-pc-cygwin/2.95.3-5/../../../../i686-pc-cygwin/bin/ld:
>cann
>ot find -lcygwin-ruby16
>collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
>dllwrap: gcc exited with status 1
>make[1]: *** [bdb.so] Error 1
>make[1]: Leaving directory `/pkg/bdb-0.2.7/src'
>make: *** [all] Error 2
>
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