[PATCH] winsup/doc/dll.xml: update MinGW/.org to MinGW-w64/.org

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis@SystematicSw.ab.ca
Mon Mar 8 17:32:54 GMT 2021

On 2021-03-08 03:14, Corinna Vinschen via Cygwin-patches wrote:
> On Mar  7 13:26, Brian Inglis wrote:
>> On 2021-03-07 12:15, Jon Turney wrote:
>>> On 07/03/2021 16:31, Brian Inglis wrote:
>>>>    winsup/doc/dll.xml | 5 +++--
>>>>    1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

>>> I don't think the link here actually has much value, and would be
>>> inclined to drop it, as far as I can tell it's just giving that as an
>>> example of a toolchain which produces 'lib'-prefixed DLLs.
>>> Also, reading the whole page, the section "Linking against DLLs" needs
>>> updating since GNU ld has had the ability to link directly against DLLs
>>> (automatically generating the necessary import stubs) for a number of
>>> years.
>>> Also, there are other mentions of MinGW.org on the cygwin website (e.g.
>>> https://cygwin.com/links.html) which also need updating, if that URL is
>>> no longer valid.

>> I checked the tree and Corinna cleaned up some a few years ago.
>> I already checked winsup/doc/ and there were no other substantive uses of
>> MinGW unless you would prefer *ALL* mentions of MinGW be suffixed with -w64.
>> I did not look closely at cygwin-htdocs, as git complained when I tried to
>> update, so I wiped that repo,

> If git complained, your repo was just not in the latets state.
> Maybe just using `git reset --hard origin/master' would have fixed it.

Thanks - I'll try to remember to try that - on a pull conflict I normally try to 
checkout -- file(s), then -f, then origin/master, then plus -f, with status 
checks between, then commit -m merge when required, and re-pull origin/master to 
check resynced to upstream remote.

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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