IMSL and cygwin

René Berber
Sun Apr 1 01:37:00 GMT 2007

Dave Korn wrote:

>   Cygwin doesn't make windows understand native linux machine code.  For
> instance, linux uses int 0x80 to access a syscall, windows uses int 0x2e.
> There is no way to reuse the raw binary code in the library by using cygwin.
> Cygwin lets you take standard linux source codes and compile them and have
> them 'just work' after recompiling, but it's not a cpu emulator.  Sorry.
>   Since you've paid money for this, your best bet is to install a real linux
> partition on your pc under dual-boot and use the library with linux.

No need for a real linux partition, use coLinux or VMware player (both free) and
run linux under Windows.
René Berber

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