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- To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Subject: Re: Texinfo-4.0
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf at redhat dot com>
- Date: Wed, 22 Nov 2000 20:34:19 -0500
- References: <email@example.com>
- Reply-To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
On Wed, Nov 22, 2000 at 04:32:37PM -0800, Earnie Boyd wrote:
>--- Christopher Faylor <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> >Like what? How? IMO, the confusion and breakage is with the way the specs
>> For people who are using gcc to compile Windows programs for one.
>I don't see this. The -mno-cygwin switch would add the appropriate windows
Assuming that you're compiling with -mno-cygwin. You can write Windows programs
without using -mno-cygwin. I assume that many people do this, in fact.
>> another, I'm sure that there are packages out there that are actually
>> doing the right thing for the wrong reason under 'ifdef WIN32' control.
>I've been using it for sometime and have built somewhere around 40 packages
>with my changes to the specs file. The unix version of tcl works nicely, of
>course, tk requires X.
Well, that's an argument against the change, then. The windows version of tcl/tk
wouldn't be built.