PING: Deprecation of -mno-cygwin.
Mon Mar 23 10:37:00 GMT 2009
On Mar 23 00:42, Dave Korn wrote:
> Ho there gang. Over on gcc-patches, Kai has posted a patch to add some
> documentation for the i386 cygming subtarget options. See the thread at:
> I asked him if he would add a note mentioning that -mno-cygwin is
> deprecated, and anyone who wants to review the patch or suggest wording for
> the deprecation warning is invited to pitch in to that thread. (In
> particular, should we describe -mcygwin as being deprecated too, or should we
> say that it will become the always-on default setting, but not actually
> removed, since we might want to retain the positive form as a permitted no-op
> flag to aid backward compatibility with old makefiles that use it?)
It might be helpful for a transition period to retain both options.
$ i686-pc-cygwin-gcc -mcygwin <- just works
$ i686-pc-cygwin-gcc -mno-cygwin <- Spits out a warning
$ i386-pc-ming32 -mcygwin <- Spits out a warning
$ i386-pc-ming32 -mno-cygwin <- just works
But that's just me...
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