Building for nocygwin

Corinna Vinschen
Mon Apr 23 14:05:00 GMT 2012

On Apr 23 15:56, Michel Bardiaux wrote:
> [snip]
> > That is the "general solution".  The error message was appropriate and gave a clue.  Beyond that
> > you'll need to communicate a patch to the maintainers of the package that is still using -mno-cygwin.
> Let me rephrase.
> gcc-3 -mno-cygwin -o foo.exe foo.c
> under cygwin, works to create a windows executable that does not reference the cygwin dlls. (provided of course that foo.c does not call any APIs that can only be provided by cygwin, like fork). That *was* a general solution.

As Earnie wrote, now you should use the appropriate mingw32 or mingw64
cross compiler, both of which are available as part of the Cygwin distro.
This *is* the general solution.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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