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Re: gcc4: next release (Dave Korn we need you)

On Wed, Jul 07, 2010 at 11:16:54AM -0500, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
>On Wed, 2010-07-07 at 11:33 -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> >Here's my question, though: given the incompatibilities mentioned, would
>> >a cygwin1.dll built with i686-w64-cygwin (mingw-w64) toolchain be 100%
>> >compatible with current and past releases built with i686-pc-cygwin
>> >( toolchain?  If not, then we need both.
>> Is someone talking about a i686-w64-cygwin compiler?  I thought this was
>> entirely mingw.
>You are correct; all these triplets are making my head spin.  Let me
>Given the incompatibilities mentioned, would a cygwin1.dll built with
>i686-w64-mingw32 (mingw-w64 32bit) toolchain be 100% compatible with
>current and past releases built with i686-pc-mingw32 (
>toolchain?  If not, then we need both.

I suppose you could build cygwin with a mingw compiler but that's not
how it's built now so I don't see why it makes a difference.


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