This is the mail archive of the
mailing list for the Cygwin project.
Re: poring GNU C++ to NT
At 03:23 PM 7/1/99 -0400, you 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have better luck than the out-of-date compiler that is distributed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.
Web site: http://www.cygnus.com
Want to unsubscribe from this list?
Send a message to email@example.com