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Re: guix is the guildhall that we always wanted!

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: guix is the guildhall that we always wanted!
Date: Sun, 19 Mar 2017 16:57:22 +0100
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Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> skribis:

>> From: address@hidden (Ludovic Courtès)
>> Cc: address@hidden,  address@hidden,  address@hidden
>> Date: Sat, 18 Mar 2017 15:04:52 +0100
>> I think Andy was referring to the possibility of cross-compiling
>> packages that use Guile to MinGW.  That is already possible thanks to
>> the work of Jan Jan Nieuwenhuizen, and since yesterday, we can create
>> “packs” that contain binaries cross-compiled for MinGW:
> I'm saying that when cross-compiling, it's easy to produce binaries
> that are unusable on Windows because Guile is not run natively during
> the build, and so problems inherent to the Windows port are not
> revealed during the build.

Right; that would be a bug in Guile’s build system.  Is pthread support
detection broken when cross-compiling to MinGW?


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