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Re: [PATCH 00/11] C++/MinGW patches

On 11/03/2015 11:40 AM, Qian Hong wrote:
> Hi Pedro,
> Thanks for testing Wine Staging.
> On Tue, Nov 3, 2015 at 7:26 PM, Pedro Alves <> wrote:
>> I've actually tried Wine multiple times before over the years.  I've managed
>> to run gdbserver under Wine (in the past, haven't tried recently), and connect
>> to it with a GNU/Linux-hosted cross debugger (--host=linux --target=mingw),
>> but gdb running under Wine has never worked for me.  The problem for
>> me is that input does not work.
> I can confirm the behavior you described.
> I think this is related to a known bug I want to fix:
> At this time, there is two solution to make input works.
> Solution A: start wineconsole before using gdb:
> $ wineconsole
> C:\path\to\gdb.exe
> Solution B: use MinTTY as a replacement of wineconsole, from MSYS2
> project:
> (note: `export STAGING_WRITECOPY=1` is required before using MSYS2,
> see
> )
> The advantage of solution A is, no third party software required,
> however, the disadvantage is, wineconsole itself is not nice, things
> like copy&paste doesn't work, it is not a good terminal emulator in
> practice. The advantage of solution B is, mintty is a full working
> terminal emulator, also with some tweaking we can use Linux like
> shortcut (ctrl+shift+c/v) inside mintty, in addition there are a
> couple of other GNU/Linux tools available in MSYS2 repo, but the
> disadvantage is we need to install third party software ;-)
> If you have chance to try either wineconsole or mintty, please let me
> know if it solve your input, that's great appreciated.

Thanks!  I'll try this when I have a chance.

Pedro Alves

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