Re: RFC: mingw32 cross compiler in Debian
Nicolás Lichtmaier writes:
> > > Given the lack of vitriolic objection (so far:) Consider this an ITP.
> > Do it without duplicating the gcc source code. If everybody puts his
> > favourite cross compiler into Debian we'll ship a whole debian gcc
> > source CD ... So yes, I object. Please see the gcc-2.95 source
> > packages, how for example the avr cross compiler is built. The
> > packaging still needs some work.
> This is not just another crosscompiler. The Windows platform is used by..
> what? 90% of the market? This is a very desirable thing to have, as it will
> allow to move Win32 development to Linux machines. It will be very useful
> where I work.
> So, yes.. go.. go.. quick.. package it! =)
yes, but don't duplicate source packages, if you can avoid it.