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Re: cygport cross-compiling beta1
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2010 13:44:12 -0400
- Subject: Re: cygport cross-compiling beta1
- References: <COL102-W9B02FA3232DC1EDABA168B5A20@phx.gbl>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Thu, Jul 22, 2010 at 10:27:33AM -0700, Karl M wrote:
>> Subject: Re: cygport cross-compiling beta1
>> From: yselkowitz
>> Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2010 03:21:44 -0500
We already saw most of this in the header.
>>> But...somebody out there might have (cygwin) code that doesn't compile
>>> with gcc4. They ought to fix their code, but...this is not an ideal world.
>> Distros maintain patches for still-in-use older software to fix
>> compatibility with new GCCs. Otherwise, yes, they'll actually have to
>> fix their code. But let's face it, most distros don't support gcc-3.4
>> anymore, certainly not as a primary compiler, so why must we,
>> particularly given our limited resources?
>Couldn't this be handled by the Cygwin time machine?
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