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Re: Extreme newbie here...
- To: Carl Thompson <cet at carlthompson dot net>, Dave Hanny <dsh167 at psu dot edu>
- Subject: Re: Extreme newbie here...
- From: Earnie Boyd <earnie_boyd at yahoo dot com>
- Date: Fri, 9 Jun 2000 07:03:26 -0700 (PDT)
- Cc: Cygwin List <cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com>
- Reply-To: earnie_boyd at yahoo dot com
--- Carl Thompson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Dave Hanny wrote:
> > ...
> > I'm just looking for a free compiler, and I thought Cygwin was one.
> Cygwin does include a compiler, but it is geared to be used with the Cygwin
> environment and DLL to port Unix programs to Windows. If you are just
> looking for a compiler to learn to write Windows programs and don't need to
> port a Unix application, you would probably do better going with something
> else. I would suggest going to http://winfiles.com and checking out their
> programmer section. There are free IDEs you can find there suitable new
And you might want to give http://www.mingw.org a look.
Earnie Boyd: <mailto:email@example.com>
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