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Re: [Chicken-users] testing release candidate for 4.0.0

From: Leonardo Valeri Manera
Subject: Re: [Chicken-users] testing release candidate for 4.0.0
Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2009 17:50:33 +0100

MSYS sh (and possibly the MSYS-* apps) do really convoluted quote,
slash and path mangling to make sh on windows feel like sh on unix.


2009/3/26 John Cowan <address@hidden>:
> felix winkelmann scripsit:
>> mingw-msys is for people who need basic GNU tools and sh (that would
>> be me, for example).
> I understand why people would want to use msys.  What I don't understand
> is what makes the plain mingw build so painful if you have msys too,
> such that we need a separate build for that case.
> --
> There are three kinds of people in the world:   John Cowan
> those who can count,                           address@hidden
> and those who can't.

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