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Re: [patch #6448] [MSVC 7/7] Add MSVC Support

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: [patch #6448] [MSVC 7/7] Add MSVC Support
Date: Sat, 9 Aug 2008 08:26:17 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

* Peter Rosin wrote on Tue, Aug 05, 2008 at 08:38:28AM CEST:
> Ah, ok. That's bad. The misleading name i586-mingw32msvc-gcc caught
> me. Again. What in the world is "msvc" doing in there?

Somebody (Brian Dessent?) explained it nicely, recently on some mailing
list that I skim; I forgot where, though, sorry.  IIRC it denotes the
MSVCRT runtime as opposed to the older CRTDLL one.


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