Re: Bug#529183: ITP: gcc-mingw32 -- The GNU C compiler (cross compiler for MingW32)
On Mon, May 18, 2009 at 12:39:12AM +0200, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> > > - Should not be confused with the MingW32 compiler, which is a
> > > derivative of GCC 4.2 (I think the descriptions of both packages
> > > are clear enough, but suggestions welcome).
> Will it be useful to keep that one?
Well, that's not my call. I can think of a few reasons why it's desireable
to have a build of GCC for compiling with MingW32 runtime/binutils, but as
long as there's some use for the old MingW32 compiler, and there's someone
willing to maintain it, I don't see why it'd be a problem to keep it.
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