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

On Wed, Jul 7, 2010 at 12:53 PM, Christopher Faylor
<> wrote:
> 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.
> cgf

How's it built now?

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