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Re: Windows theme should be active by default on Windows...


From: David Chisnall
Subject: Re: Windows theme should be active by default on Windows...
Date: Mon, 15 Feb 2016 11:02:03 +0000

I’m aware of SFU (and of their older NT POSIX personality, which was far less 
useful), but I am not sure if that is what they are using for WinObjC.

David

> On 15 Feb 2016, at 00:23, James Carthew <address@hidden> wrote:
> 
> Microsoft has their own posix layer, it was called Windows Services for Unix: 
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_Services_for_UNIX. It is VERY old. It 
> shipped versions of GCC that are horribly out of date which is unfortunate 
> because it could have been useful. Mingw/cygwin are much more modern/better 
> implementations of similar ideas.
> 
> 
> On 14 February 2016 at 05:26, David Chisnall <address@hidden> wrote:
> On 12 Feb 2016, at 23:04, Gregory Casamento <address@hidden> wrote:
> >
> > If this works would it suggest that we don't really need msys anymore?
> 
> I’m not sure.  It looks as if MS is shipping their own POSIX layer (they’re 
> using pthreads and similar in various places in their code).
> 
> David
> 
> -- Sent from my Apple II
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