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RE: Compiling apps to Mingw32 with cygwin
- From: "Jon Leichter" <jon at symas dot com>
- To: "Robert Collins" <robert dot collins at itdomain dot com dot au>
- Cc: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2002 17:33:02 -0800
- Subject: RE: Compiling apps to Mingw32 with cygwin
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Robert Collins [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Thursday, January 10, 2002 5:27 PM
> To: Jon Leichter
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> Subject: Re: Compiling apps to Mingw32 with cygwin
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jon Leichter" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: "Robert Collins" <email@example.com>
> Cc: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Friday, January 11, 2002 12:20 PM
> Subject: RE: Compiling apps to Mingw32 with cygwin
> > Ok. I need to return to asking some questions with my new
> > of --build, --host, and --target (which I'm incredibly grateful for
> > happy about).
> > I have returned to working with OpenLDAP. The configure script is
> > with autconf-2.13.1. It uses AC_CANONICAL_SYSTEM, which you say is
> > deprecated. I assume, however, that it still works to some extent.
> > I tried to configure with the following:
> > $ ./configure --build=i686-pc-cygwin --host=i686-pc-mingw32
> > I've left --target off, since I know it will get the value of --host,
> > is what I want. It does.
> > First, some questions:
> > - What is correct: i386-pc-mingw32 or i686-pc-mingw32? If one is
> > why? If both are correct, how does one decide which one to use?
> > - I notice that if I merely use --host=mingw32, config.guess will
> > "mingw32" as "i386-unknown-mingw32". Why?
> > - Is there a plan to get "32" from "mingw32", i.e. "mingw"? Of course,
> > won't be useful with old projects that still need the "32" to be
> > :(
> > ===
> > Now my results:
> > - I never see configure look for i686-pc-mingw32-gcc. It merely picks
> > 'gcc'. Any ideas why?
> Do you have an accessible i686-pc-mingw32-gcc ?
> have a look at the configure script - it may provide some clues :}.
Sorry... I left that out. Yes, I do have an accessible i686-pc-mingw32-gcc,
and I am looking at the configure script. It just searches for gcc. It
doesn't bother to look for the prefixed tool.
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