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Thu Jul 4 14:43:00 GMT 2013
On 7/4/2013 6:47 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> Hmm, out of curiousity. Why is the name MINGW_NT-6.1-WOW64\0 not
>> suitable. For what is this 32 good for?
>> Sorry, for this stupid question.
> No sorry here, it's not stupid. I agree, why not just drop the "32"?
Because it would break any configure scripts or config.guess that test for:
case $(uname -s) in
MINGW32-* ) ...
There are a few of those in the wild, although modern config.guess says:
(FWIW, I'm not sure what MINGW64 is all about...)
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