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Re: cygwin ld import library issue fix (removing unused "_nm_" symbols)
> You may dream all you like, but "portable" means "works on all the
> systems we support". We cannot control the systems. We can control
> our sources. Portability precludes //-style comments in binutils.
Well - personally I thought you had gcc to support all your platforms, which
for ages has supported either style of comment... there's only a few relics
I've run across which were barely even functional as compilers that didn't
support it :)