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Re: Bootstrap fails on w32

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Bootstrap fails on w32
Date: Tue, 24 May 2005 10:43:00 +0200
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Juanma Barranquero <address@hidden> writes:

>> I don't have MSYS installed
>> where I type this to look under the hood and tell you what's with the
>> Cygwin DLL there, but I know for a fact that they forked from Cygwin.
> Well, msys/bin contains two DLLs, libW11.dll and msys-1.0.dll, and
> most executables in the dir depend on msys-1.0.dll, so it certainly
> seems like a Cygwin lookalike.

I stand corrected.  I don't get it, though.  The purpose of Mingw was
to compile standalone binaries without requiring something like
cygwin.dll as far as I understood it.

So I am surprised that it would appear that they don't use their own

I really don't get it, right?

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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