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Re: poring GNU C++ to NT
- To: Chris Faylor <email@example.com>
- Subject: Re: poring GNU C++ to NT
- From: farnaz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Thu, 01 Jul 1999 12:25:53 -0700
- Organization: ITG Inc.-The Future of Trading-http://www.itginc.com
- References: <377B8E38.306CFFE6@itginc.com> <19990701152355.B1292@cygnus.com>
Chris Faylor wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 01, 1999 at 08:50:16AM -0700, farnaz wrote:
> >We currently have our systems written in C++, and use GNU compiler
> >to compile and run on Solaris. What is involved in converting
> >our code to NT? Do we just compile on NT using cygwin products,
> >and are ready to go? Do you have tools to run through the code
> >and tell me what changes need to be made to the source code?
> >I am particularly interested in something that tells me
> >what needs to be changed, so I can come up with a time
> >estimate for how long it takes to port the code. Is there
> >such a tool?
> >Please let me know.
> We don't have any tools like this but the goal of the cygwin
> project is to make porting from UNIX to NT as easy as possible
> so it is possible that you will be able to just build everything
> on Windows. This is especially true if you are using a later
> version of GCC on Solaris with similar featurs to whatever
> compiler you're using on Windows.
> I would suggest that if you download the Cygwin full.exe release
> from one of the locations pointed to by
> that you also search the pointers for Mumit Khan's site which has
> an updated version of egcs/gcc. If you download that you'll probably
> have better luck than the out-of-date compiler that is distributed
> with Cygwin B20.1.
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