Need input on packaging mingw-w64 for Cygwin

Sat Jan 23 14:03:00 GMT 2010

On 1/23/2010 21:51, Chris Sutcliffe wrote:
>> 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.
> Cheers!
> Chris


You could build a cross gdb, and use gdb server on the inferior. Yeah,
its a bit of a long shot, but I think it should work.

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