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RE: Is -mno-cygwin support being removed????

IMHO, this is the correct way to support this switch.

--- Dale Goudey <> wrote:
> With the right specs file, 1.1.2 seems to work find for what I have tried
> (C, C++, fortran).  No warranties.  The enclosed specs file is a bit of a
> hack, and some of the hacks may break for future releases of gcc/cygwin.
> There is no good definition/specification for the specs file that I am aware
> of other than the source code, so I assume that the specs file is fair game
> for reformatting with each revision of the compiler.
> I use the following mingw packages
>       (use the lib/gcc-lib/i386-mingw32msvc therein by moving or copying
>        it into /usr/lib/gcc-lib to make it parallel to
> /usr/lib/gcc-lib/i686-pc-cygwin
>                   (this gives you /usr/lib/gcc-lib/i386-mingw32msvc)
>        use the include/g++-3 therein by moving or copying it
>        into /usr/mingw/include                 (this directory must be
> created)
>        and use the files i386-mingw32msvc/include/*.h therein by moving or
>        copying them into /usr/mingw/include
>       )
>       (unpacking under /usr, and then
>            from a true MSDOS shell (using or, go into
> /usr/bin.
>            If you see a single file called mingwm10.dll move it to /bin
>        You must then also undo some damage to the file structure caused by
> the
>        unpack by going into the /usr directory and remove the undesired bin
> directory:
>                rd bin
>        You may now exit the MSDOS shell.
>        from a cygwin shell (like an rxvt window)
>              cp -a /usr/i386-mingw32msvc/lib/*.o /usr/i686-pc-cygwin/lib
>       )
> It works for me.  100k lines of C/C++/fortran do just fine.
> I expect that the above hacks will be unnecessary and probably broken when
> Mumit Khan  returns to the scene.
> Hope this helps.
> Dale Goudey

> ATTACHMENT part 2 application/octet-stream name=specs
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