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Re: Providing support for the Win32 API.

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Re: Providing support for the Win32 API.
Date: Fri, 28 Jul 2006 21:59:53 +0200

address@hidden (Eric Blake) wrote:
>> Coreutils,
>> In the abstract, would the project be interested in patches to make
>> coreutils *also* work with the Win32 API where possible. Thus making it
>> possible to target i686-mingw32.
> The gnulib project already has several things ported to mingw; you will
> probably have more success by proposing gnulib modules so that coreutils
> can compile with gnulib and no additional ifdefs, rather than hacking in
> coreutils directly.

That's good advice.  However, if you come up with clean patches,
parts might well be worth integrating directly into coreutils.

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