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Re: Fedora Cygwin RPM repository

On Mar 15 00:48, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
> On Mon, 2011-03-14 at 10:59 +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > On Mar 13 23:24, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
> > > I just added a cygwin-binutils-devel package with the necessary headers
> > > and static libraries.
> > > 
> > > The only trick is you need to manually
> > > remove /usr/i686-pc-cygwin/lib/libiberty.a so that the "correct"
> > > libiberty.a is used instead until I have the chance to rebuild
> > > cygwin-gcc.
> > 
> > Thanks!
> cygwin-gcc 4.5.1-2 is now available for both arches without libiberty.a.

Already updated :)

> > I don't quite understand how this matches the current installation.
> > Right now the w32api libs are in sys-root/usr/lib, not in lib.  I'm sure
> > I'm missing something.
> For a cygwin-target cross-compiler, binutils' ld/configure.tgt
> hard-codes $(tooldir)/lib/w32api as an additional library directory.
> While technically valid, is it not where we want libraries to be when
> using a sysroot.
> I added a small patch to binutils[1] to add sys-root/usr/lib/w32api and
> have rebuilt cygwin-binutils and cygwin-w32api accordingly.
> HTH,
> Yaakov
> P.S. I see that you already used this to fix the gcc-4.5 warnings in
> winsup/cygwin, but you only applied those to your post-1.7.9 branch.
> Any chance you could commit those to HEAD now as well?

I rather not.  I don't want to put anything into 1.7.9 which isn't
absolutely necessary to fix a bug.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader          cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
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