Need input on packaging mingw-w64 for Cygwin

Chris Sutcliffe
Sat Jan 23 13:51:00 GMT 2010

> mingw-w64 <> is a fork of mingw to
> support both win32 and win64. It'll obviously be setup as a cross
> compiler on Cygwin.
> I would like to get some inputs from Cygwin maintainers before I
> start packaging; mainly because mingw-w64 is a fairly large
> toolchain package and I'm still inexperienced at using cygport.
> Comments?

It will be nice to have it!

One question though, is there a point to having gdb?  The stdin/stdout
handling is messed up a little due to it being an interactive DOS app
running within Cygwin.  It works, but the command line interface can
get a little messy after a while.



Chris Sutcliffe

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