Can you speak for cygwin?
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Thursday, October 10, 2002 5:31
Subject: Re: [h-e-w] Compiling Emacs on
Windows a piece of cake!
> As an aside, with the availability of mingw and cygwin, I
wonder if the
> ntemacs port couldn't be configured by the usual
congigure script in the
> base source directory as it would on any other
unix system, or is this
> something to do with keeping compatibility
with MSVC ?
Even mingw32 tools are Windows programs that need
paths. Also, the standard configure script would require a
The cygwin build does use the standard
configure scripts AFAIK, but
does not do native Windows display (and
probably has numerous other
bugs lurking due to the fact that Windows is
different in many ways
to Unix-like systems, no matter how transparent
cygwin tries to make