[ITP] rebase

Jason Tishler jason@tishler.net
Mon Jan 27 18:57:00 GMT 2003

On Mon, Jan 27, 2003 at 05:21:57PM -0000, Max Bowsher wrote:
> Jason Tishler wrote:
> > What is the consensus on Cygwin vs. Mingw?  We already have 2.75
> > votes for Cygwin. :,)  I won't mind replacing getopt() with popt
> > anyway.
> Problem: If it was Cygwin, it couldn't use any other Cygwin dll - like
> cygpopt-0.dll (it might need to rebase them).

What about linking statically with popt?

> IMO, we already have strace & cygcheck that don't do Cygwin paths. It
> might be better to get rebase in as is, and think about this as a
> possible long term enhancement (you know, that lightweight path
> translation library mentioned as a possibility in the setup TODO).

I guess that we are down to 1.75 votes for Cygwin. :,)  Any other votes?


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