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Re: Mingwin does not seem to know where its headers live.
- To: earnie_boyd at yahoo dot com
- Subject: Re: Mingwin does not seem to know where its headers live.
- From: Charles Wilson <cwilson at ece dot gatech dot edu>
- Date: Thu, 13 Apr 2000 13:35:04 -0400
- CC: cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
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Thank you for this explanation. I've been on this list for ages, but
never quite understood the diffference between MinGW and -mno-cygwin.
This should be a *cygwin* FAQ.
Earnie Boyd wrote:
> --- Mo DeJong <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > When I build with mingwin, it bails out
> > saying it can not find direct.h.
> > BASH.EXE-2.03$ gcc -mno-cygwin -c WIN32.C
> > WIN32.C:2: direct.h: No such file or directory
> I'm going to get picky here. Using Cygwin gcc with the -mno-cygwin switch is
> not MinGW. There is a different gcc which Mumit distributes that is native to
> Win32 and thus is the MinGW GCC toolset. You can get this from the pointers at
> Using the -mno-cygwin switch is sort of a cross compile. You have a separate
> set of headers, a separate set of libraries and a special switch which is
> controlled via the specs file.
> Mumit has on his site a "howto" for using the -mno-cygwin switch successfully.
> This information is in the volumes of archives.
> Earnie Boyd: <mailto:email@example.com>
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