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Re: Packaging software built with cygwin
On Wed, Feb 05, 2003 at 09:12:02AM -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 06, 2003 at 12:39:45AM +1100, Nigel Stewart & Fiona Smith wrote:
> >>However, just in case you need to hear it, it is true that you have to
> >>provide the sources for the cygwin DLL if you want to distribute it.
> >There is always the MingW option via -mno-cygwin. (Perhaps stating the
> >obvious, but just in case...)
> I assume that the software in question actually uses the UNIX api. Mingw has
> only a very small subset of this available.
Hercules uses large parts of the Linux API. (It was originally developed on
Linux; while it'll run on most Unix systems, there are some functions, most
notably SCSI tape support, that only work on Linux.)
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