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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.

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