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Re: cygwin gcc 3.4 and cygwin

On Wed, 12 Mar 2003, Tim Prince wrote:
> On Wednesday 12 March 2003 03:20, Ronald Landheer-Cieslak wrote:
> > The cygwin target is i686-pc-cygwin
> >
> > That, and Cygwin without gcc would be pretty useless, so I don't worry too
> > much :)
> >
> > rlc
> >
> > BTW: the FSF-provided gcc doesn't work OOTB on Cygwin, IIRC: there are a
> > couple of patches to apply and a bit of development to be done each time.
> It works fine OOTB, but it doesn't support the additional cygwin
> facilities.
I guess our definition of "works" is slightly different, then, but you're 
right, gcc OOTB is a functional compiler on Cygwin :)
(OK, contradicting myself in a single sentence... time for coffee ;)

> I don't suppose any of us who report on gcc-testsuite are applying the
> additional cygwin patches.  I hope that gcc-testsuite entries, and
> occasional acceptance of cygwin-specific patches to the "official" gcc,
> provide sufficient evidence that i686-pc-cygwin is being maintained
> actively.
I was never worried :)


> > You might say that there is no "official" gcc on Cygwin as is :)
> >
> > On Wed, 12 Mar 2003, Eugene Rosenzweig wrote:
> > > The latest message in gcc-announce
> > > says that
> > > i?86-*-win32 target will be deprecated as from gcc 3.4 (no date set). The
> > > only win32 target on the list of supported platforms
> > > is the cygwin one. Will there be
> > > no more official cygwin gcc port as of 3.4?

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