[PATCH] Update FAQ listing required packages for building Cygwin
Wed Jun 29 14:27:00 GMT 2016
On Jun 29 15:18, Jon Turney wrote:
> On 29/06/2016 09:04, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > Hi Jon,
> > On Jun 28 15:21, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > > On Jun 28 13:39, Jon Turney wrote:
> > > > docbook2X is now required for building documentation
> > > > libiconv differences between x86_64 and x86 no longer exist
> > >
> > > Please apply.
> > Sorry, but that was not quite correct. Apparently I only skimmed the
> > log text, not the actual patch. Doh.
> > When building 32 bit Cygwin, you need the 64 bit Mingw compiler for
> > cyglsa64.dll. The reason is that 32 bit cyglsa.dll won't work on 64 bit
> > systems, even if Cygwin itself is running under WOW64. Since we don't
> > know if the user runs Cygwin on 32 bit or under WOW64, we have to create
> > *both* cyglsa DLLs for 32 bit Cygwin, while it's obviously sufficient to
> > build only the 64 bit version for 64 bit Cygwin.
> Yes, I somehow though it said mingw64-i686-gcc-core rather than
> How about the attached?
Should be fine, given that cyglsa is plain C. Please go ahead.
Corinna Vinschen Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
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