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Re: Windows support in GDB
- From: Daniel Jacobowitz <drow at false dot org>
- To: Andrew Cagney <cagney at gnu dot org>
- Cc: Mark Kettenis <mark dot kettenis at xs4all dot nl>, gdb at sourceware dot org,mark at codesourcery dot com, paul at codesourcery dot com
- Date: Mon, 2 May 2005 11:45:48 -0400
- Subject: Re: Windows support in GDB
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On Mon, May 02, 2005 at 11:39:31AM -0400, Andrew Cagney wrote:
> >>non-POSIX nature of Windows, which sets its quit far apart from the
> >>traditional Unix-like systems that have been converging towards POSIX
> >>for quite some time now. This means that we really need to have some
> >>commitment from the Windows user community for maintaining this stuff.
> >>Otherwise this will become another MetroWerks disaster.
> >I don't know what you're referring to. Are you thinking of the HP
> Mark is correct (and kudos for remembering it, its one of those things
> I'd rather forget). Look for files named *mpw*, and macros named MPW,
> in old sources (oh and also the bitter complaints that ensued as I went
> through the slow careful process of removing it).
OK, now I'm really curious! Could you explain the connection to
MetroWerks? I've used MPW; it stood for Macintosh Programmer's Workshop
at the time, and according to Apple's web pages it still does.
MPW does make a lot more sense in this context, though. Thanks for the
pointer. It was certainly a ... unique environment.