[ANNOUNCEMENT] New package: mingw64-x86_64-gcc-4.5.1-1

Charles Wilson cygwin@cwilson.fastmail.fm
Tue Sep 14 08:12:00 GMT 2010

On 9/14/2010 2:57 AM, JonY wrote:
> That is weird.
> Do you have mingw64 binutils installed? Somehow the cygwin binutils was
> used.

I don't know about Andy, but I sure do -- and I can reproduce his
problem.  I suspect there is a "bug" in how the cross tool locates the
directory, given the mount structure:
	/usr/bin = /bin
	/usr/lib = /lib
	/usr/x86_64-w64-mingw32 != /x86_64-w64-mingw32

because if I do THIS:
mount -o bind /usr/x86_64-w64-mingw32 /x86_64-w64-mingw32

  /bin/x86_64-w64-mingw32-gcc -o foo foo.c
works, just as if I had invoked
  x86_64-w64-mingw32-gcc -o foo foo.c

I say this is a "bug" in quotes, because...well, I'm not sure it fits
the definition. It's *our* fault we use a wacky mount structure on cygwin...


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