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Re: gcc4: next release (Dave Korn we need you)
On 7 July 2010 22:03, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 07, 2010 at 09:44:14PM +0100, Andy Koppe wrote:
>>On 7 July 2010 18:27, NightStrike wrote:
>>>> 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.
>>> How's it built now?
>>With Cygwin gcc and the -mno-cygwin option, using mingw.org's w32api.
> It doesn't use -mno-cygwin. ÂHow could it? ÂThe build uses the latest
> gcc 4 which doesn't have that option.
You're right of course. Is -nostdlib what ensures that the Cygwin DLL
doesn't end up depending on itself, or is that a ridiculous notion in
the first place?