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Re: Support for MinGW compilers in the Cygwin environment

From: JonY
Subject: Re: Support for MinGW compilers in the Cygwin environment
Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2013 17:37:05 +0800
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On 10/25/2013 10:00, Daniel Richard G. wrote:
> On Thu, 2013 Oct 24 18:33+0800, JonY wrote:
>>> I'll gladly submit a patch that allows the Libtool script to detect
>>> the MSYS shell at invocation time using ${BASH_VERSINFO[5]}, if
>>> that's the main objection.
>> That was already tried, like this patch, it was messy and of
>> little value.
> [...]
>> Already attempted, it was a mess, patch was rejected upstream with
>> good cause.
> Where was this discussed in the Libtool mailing lists?

See part about dos-ism and sys_lib_search_path_spec.

>> Go find Cygming project from the early GCC 2.8/2.95 era.
> Also known as -mno-cygwin.

Now you understand why it is bad.

>> If anything, patch is firmly rejected, status quo maintained.
> Under what name do you commit changes to config.guess, exactly?

No, I meant that as a maintainer at Cygwin and developer at mingw-w64, I
am firmly opposed this change. Due to the lack any meaningful support
from the other stakeholders of the affected platforms, status quo
remains, aka do-nothing decision.

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