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Re: Making gnulib imports build on Windows

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Making gnulib imports build on Windows
Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2011 06:08:04 +0200

> From: Andy Moreton <address@hidden>
> Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2011 22:40:30 +0000
> Although Cygwin and MSYS are widely used for building emacs for Windows,
> I agree that option 2) is the best.

Thanks for the feedback.

> The maintainer-only rules for generating the pre-canned
> configuration and headers should minimise the doffernces from the
> standard POSIX makefile infrastructure as far as possible.
> In a perfect world, this would allow the use of mingw32 or mingw-w64
> cross compilers to build Windows emacs binaries on POSIX hosts.
> What can I do to help this happen ?

Sorry, I'm not sure I'm following: help what happen?  If you mean
unbreak the Windows build, then either (a) describing what exactly
needs to be done for that or (b) actually doing that is what's
needed.  I'm almost done doing (a) myself, but I can never be sure I
figured out everything until I actually make the changes and try

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