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

On Sat, Sep 01, 2001 at 01:09:03PM +0200, Richard Atterer wrote:
> > Mingw requires that the program actually be able to build on a win32
> > system, but produces code that runs much faster, is far more stable
> > in my experience, and competes head to head with the same app
> > compiled for MSVC versions 4 and 6.
> Yes, but using mingw for the port is out of the question IMHO. If you
> tried that, you'd end up re-implementing Cygwin...

That's not a problem if what resulted was not as buggy and otherwise
broken as cygwin tends to be.

Joseph Carter <knghtbrd@debian.org>                 Free software developer

Feb  5 13:27:01 trinity lp0 on fire
        -- the Linux kernel, alerting me that there was some unknown
           problem with my printer (ie, it was out of ink)

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