[ITA] w32api-3.0b_svn5368-1

JonY jon_y@users.sourceforge.net
Tue Aug 14 09:37:00 GMT 2012

On 8/14/2012 10:51, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
> On 2012-08-12 01:49, JonY wrote:
>> New w32api preliminary upload, now with mingw-w64 parts.
> Nack.  Both mintty and xorg-server FTBFS with this w32api.
>> It contains the headers and win32 and win64 DLL import libraries.
>> It does require multilib capable GCC to build.
> Why?  What is the purpose of 64-bit libs with a 32-bit-only Cygwin GCC?

Like Corinna says, 64bit Cygwin has to start somewhere.

>> Yaakov:
>> Can cygport implement a new inherit where it is similar to cross, except
>> it uses --prefix=/usr? Right now, I'm setting CC/CXX manually to get
>> around it.
> To bootstrap, you could just unset CC/CXX and configure with
> --host=x86_64-w64-mingw32.  But once the new w32api is installed, if you
> configure with --disable-lib64, this should be buildable with Cygwin's
> native GCC.

I did not think of that, thanks.

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