mingw32 newbie question.....

John W. Mamer jmamer@anderson.ucla.edu
Fri Sep 18 22:21:00 GMT 1998


Belay last question.  Downloaded & installed Mumit's latest magical
EGCS-1.1/mingw32 distribution.  All problems vanished, everything
works......
j.


Earnie Boyd wrote:

> Which mingw32?  Colins and JanJaap's, or Mumit's EGCS 1.0.2 or 1.1?
>
> If built with mingw32 on w95 osr1 and have run, still run, using both
> JanJaaps 2.8.1 and Mumits EGCS 1.0.2.
>
> Haven't tried 1.1 yet.
>
> ---John Mamer <jmamer@anderson.ucla.edu> wrote:
> >
> > Hi!
> >   I installed mingw32, in eager anticipation of being able to produce
> > win32 native code executables.  I compiled some code.  It worked
> > fine on my NT box, but when I tried it on a Win95 box I got an
> > error that said "you need to get a newer version of windows 95 to
> > run this program".  I tried to check carefully to make sure that the
> > linker did not link link in any cygwin libraries.  I tried this on two
> > different
> > Windoze 95 boxes and got the same message one was "original win 95",
> > the other was win 95 osr 2.  I can tried running the same code
> compiled
> > under
> > gnuwin32, and once it found the cygwinb19.dll it ran just fine on both
> > of the Windoze 95 machines.  There must be something I'm doing
> > wrong.......Or is this just another example
> > of Microsoft's pioneering efforts in software marketing?
> > thank you
> > john mamer
> >
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