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Re: new port: and the winner is....



On Sat, Sep 01, 2001 at 03:55:34AM -0700, Joseph Carter wrote:

> mingw32 cross-compiling in Linux.  Cygnus-compiled apps seemed to be prone
> to crashes caused by bugs in the runtime lib that (AFACT?) tries to
> emulate a normal POSIX system.

That's the idea, yes.  I've not experienced any particular stability
problems with the moderately recent version I've used, thought it is a
bit slow and clunky - it doesn't really know if it wants to be a Windows
system or a POSIX system and winds up not doing a terribly good job of
either.

-- 
"You grabbed my hand and we fell into it, like a daydream - or a fever."

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