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Re: [avail for test] libtool-devel-20030216-1
- From: Danny Smith <danny_r_smith_2001 at yahoo dot co dot nz>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2003 21:00:50 +1100 (EST)
- Subject: Re: [avail for test] libtool-devel-20030216-1
Christopher Faylor wrote:
> However, it could easily be standard. I could include a i686-pc-mingw32-gcc
> and a i686-pc-mingw-ld in the gcc distribution. And, I could also alias
> all of the i686-pc-cygwin-* tools to i686-pc-mingw32-*. That would provide
> the equivalent of a cross compilation environment for cygwin.
> Then you just have to say
> configure --host=i686-pc-mingw32 --target=i686-pc-mingw32
Okay, that's me. I've been doing something close to that (in an ad hoc
for about 2 years. I suspect that other people have hacked cygwin build
environment in their own way to do that too. It works.
> and you bypass the arbitrary distinction of having a whole build system,
> based on cygwin which exists just so that uname returns 'mingw', or whatever.
And you concentrate on improving what already works rather than duplicating
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