cygwin changes needed for latest mingw64 headers

Christopher Faylor
Mon Nov 12 20:07:00 GMT 2012

On Mon, Nov 12, 2012 at 02:15:52PM -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>[moving cygwin-specific newlib discussion here]
>On Mon, Nov 12, 2012 at 05:04:18PM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>>On Nov 12 10:20, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>>*I've had to make a number of changes to Cygwin to get it to build with
>>>the latest released version of the mingw64 headers.
>>What changes?  I'm using the
>>cygwin-w32api-headers-2.0.999-1.trunk.20121016 header package on
>>Fedora, and I can build and run Cygwin fine after the change from
>>yesterday.  Do the latest headers from the distro differ?
>I initially was using the x86_64 headers from:
>extracted on Linux.
>I had to make a few changes to get that working, which was surprising.

I've posted a patch to cygwin-patches which shows the changes I made
to get things working.


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